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3rd Annual Parade of Champions Community Fest


Parade of Champions Community Fest Flyer

August 18, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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District Profile

District Overview
Crete Monee School District 201-U is a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade unit school district. It serves approximately 5,000 students. The district has (4) K-5 elementary schools, a K-8 Magnet School, a middle school serving 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, and a four-year high school.

District 201-U serves a geographic area of 80 square miles and is located 32 miles south of the Chicago metropolitan area. The east boundary borders on the State of Indiana. The Crete-Monee School District includes the villages of Crete, Monee, University Park, and the Will County portion of Park Forest.

Demographic Information

Student Demographic Information by race

 White

Black 

Hispanic 

Asian/
Pacific Islander

Native American

Multi-racial

 26.5%

62.8% 

8.3% 

1.2% 

0.2% 

1.0% 


The portion of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch is 66.3%. Student mobility is 13.7%, and Limited English Proficiency 1.3%. District 201-U residents represent a broad diversity in cultural heritage, socioeconomic level, and family lifestyle.

Our Staff
The Crete-Monee School District has a very competent, dedicated, and forward looking staff representing knowledge gained through experience and the spirit and energy of the young. Average teaching experience is 11.6 years; 54.5% of our teachers hold a master's degree or above. The school community has a very active and supportive staff. 

Recent Construction
In April 2004, the community approved a building referendum for the sale of $79.1M in bonds to build a new high school, an elementary school, and to make major additions to Crete-Monee Middle School. Monee Elementary School opened in the fall of 2006, and the new Crete-Monee High School had its grand opening in August 2007.

Leadership
The Crete-Monee Schools have played a leadership role at both the national and state levels. Crete-Monee Middle School is only one of five middle level schools in the entire nation to twice receive recognition as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education. CMMS is one of twenty-lead middle schools for the State of Illinois and the recipient of the Carnegie National Systemic Change Award. It was invited by U.C.L.A. to be a participant in its National Study on Middle Schools.

Many of our schools are achieving at or above national norms on standardized achievement measures.

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