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Intercultural Montessori Language School
301 S Ridgeland Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302
Intercultural Montessori Language School is an immersion school for pre-school and elementary school-age students. DualMore language programs are available in Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Spanish. This school offers before and after-school programs, as well as a summer language immersion camp. Pre-school, lower elementary and upper elementary programs are available. The elementary program covers language arts, science, history, ecology, geography and art with a curriculum in both languages. The pre-school program focuses on motor coordination, perceptual skills, language skills and pre-reading concepts. There is an additional location for this institution in Chicago's West Loop. 
St. Luke Parish School
519 Ashland Ave, River Forest, IL 60305
St. Luke Parish School serves children from pre-school to 8th grade. It offers a Catholic education that blends academiaMore with faith.
Lincoln School
511 Park Ave, River Forest, IL 60305
This River Forest elementary school is located adjacent to the River Forest Public Schools District 90 offices. TheMore school, which underwent renovations in summer 2010, serves grades kindergarten through fourth and boasts a dedicated faculty and staff to serve the students, who learn the traditional subjects of study and have a number of extra curricular options. District 90 officials strive to implement an educational initiative at the school that includes a "structured language arts approach, support for student needs, extra help, enrichment activities," and "hand-on science instruction."
Abraham Lincoln School
1111 S Grove Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304
Abraham Lincoln School's educators work hard to incorporate District 97's mission to offer students an education thatMore promotes an understanding and tolerance of diverse cultures and communities. From kindergarten through fifth grade, students here learn through a curriculum that school officials say is always "under construction" — meaning that it's tweaked and renewed to meet student's needs. At Lincoln, school officials offer all kinds of inclusive activities, like the Global Virtual Classroom, Olympic Day and the all school dance.
Trinity High School
7574 Division St, River Forest, IL 60305

Founded in 1918, Trinity High School is billed as the area's premier Catholic college-prep school and a decades-oldMore institution that prepares local young women "intellectually, spiritually, socially and morally."

School leaders are committed to continuing the school's sterling academic track record, which boasts that 100 percent of graduates go on to higher education. Trinity also includes the prestigious International Baccalaureate program for gifted students.

In addition to the school's academic curriculum, Trinity offers an abundance of extracurricular activities, from community-service missions and liturgical celebrations to art clubs and sports teams.

Percy Julian Middle School
420 S Ridgeland Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302
Named after famous chemist and Oak Park resident Percy Lavon Julian, this Oak Park middle school serves local studentsMore in sixth through eighth grade. Julian is one of two middle schools in Oak Park. Students from Beye, Irving, Longfellow, & Mann elementary schools attend middle school here. School leaders say they're committed to offering their adolescent students an educational foundation that includes "knowledge, creativity, fitness, self-esteem and respect for others." The curriculum includes traditional subjects of study, including language arts, physical education, consumer science, visual arts, music, health and technology. There's also a wealth of extra curricular activities available for Julian students.
Fenwick High School
505 Washington Blvd, Oak Park, IL 60302

Founded in 1929, Fenwick High School "has stood for the full and harmonious development of its students according toMore their capacity."

Today the school takes students from 114 parishes, 150 elementary schools and about 65 communities across the area.

School officials boast of the school's academic record — Fenwick students have claimed state and national recognition in a number of academic areas — and the prowess of its athletic teams, which have earned myriad sectional and state championships.

Hundreds of Fenwick students have earned Presidential Awards, have been named Illinois State Scholars or were considered National Merit semifinalists.

A stat sheet provided by the school shows that graduating students are accepted  into colleges and universities at a rate of 100 percent.

According to its website, the school's educational philosophy stems from the following: "importance of the human person, the Catholic tradition, the Dominican heritage, and the liberal arts curriculum."

School of Rock
219 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60302
Pilgrim Community Nursery School
460 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60302

A nondenominational nonprofit organization, Pilgrim Community Nursery School is located across the street from OakMore Park River Forest High School and provides programs for children two to six years old with an emphasis on diversity and the importance of early childhood education.

Children take field trips to the public library, play with educational materials and snack on fruit juice and crackers. The school's teaching philosophy emphasizes the importance of each child's self expression, creating a tolerant play environment, and positive reinforcement.

Whittier School
715 N Harvey Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

As with all District 97 schools, the mission of Whittier School's educators is to incorporate an education thatMore promotes an understanding and tolerance of diverse cultures and communities.

From pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, students here learn through a curriculum that school officials say is always "under construction" — meaning that it's tweaked and renewed to offer students the best possible education.

Whittier parents and faculty are also committed to strong lines of communication through newsletters and an active PTO.

Washington Irving School
1125 S Cuyler Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304
Named after American essayist Washington Irving, this south Oak Park elementary school tries to incorporate an educationMore that promotes an understanding and tolerance of diverse cultures and communities. From kindergarten through fifth grade, students learn a curriculum that school officials say is always "under construction" — meaning it's tweaked and renewed to offer students the best possible education. As with all District 97 schools, Washington Irving offers strong lines of communication between parents, students and faculty.
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