Facts About School District 59Facts About School District 59(es)

Located 25 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop, Community Consolidated School District 59 serves residents from parts of four northwest suburban communities: Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village and Mount Prospect. The 24-square-mile school district offers a comprehensive educational program for preschool through eighth grade students at an early learning center, eleven elementary schools and three junior high schools (grades six through eight).

The approximately 6,700 children enrolled in School District 59 represent a cultural richness of diversity, with over 60 different languages spoken by its students. Every attempt is made to provide attractive class sizes that on the average are in the middle to lower 20’s.

The curriculum is consistent with current educational best practices, with adaptations made to the curriculum to meet needs of individual students. A full range of special services and programs are available to meet the diverse needs of our students. On achievement tests, students score above state averages. The district has a comprehensive technology program to prepare students to participate in our democratic, technology-based, global society.

Community Consolidated School District 59 takes pride in offering comprehensive educational programs for families. Ridge Family Center for Learning, a choice option for families residing in District 59, provides innovative programs for Pre-K through grade five.

Students graduating from School District 59 attend Elk Grove, Prospect or Rolling Meadows High Schools, three of the six high schools that are part of Township High School District 214. District 59 is a member of the eight-district Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO), which provides education for children with special needs.


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Located 25 miles northwest of the Chicago Loop, Community Consolidated School District 59 serves residents from parts of four northwest suburban communities: Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village and Mount Prospect. The 24-square-mile school district offers a comprehensive educational program for preschool through eighth grade students at an early learning center, eleven elementary schools and three junior high schools (grades six through eight).

The approximately 6,700 children enrolled in School District 59 represent a cultural richness of diversity, with over 60 different languages spoken by its students. Every attempt is made to provide attractive class sizes that on the average are in the middle to lower 20’s.

The curriculum is consistent with current educational best practices, with adaptations made to the curriculum to meet needs of individual students. A full range of special services and programs are available to meet the diverse needs of our students. On achievement tests, students score above state averages. The district has a comprehensive technology program to prepare students to participate in our democratic, technology-based, global society.

Community Consolidated School District 59 takes pride in offering comprehensive educational programs for families. Ridge Family Center for Learning, a choice option for families residing in District 59, provides innovative programs for Pre-K through grade five.

Students graduating from School District 59 attend Elk Grove, Prospect or Rolling Meadows High Schools, three of the six high schools that are part of Township High School District 214. District 59 is a member of the eight-district Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO), which provides education for children with special needs.


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