Education

Lutheran Church of All Saints Preschool
5800 State Park Road
Fox Lake, IL 60020
847-587-7727

New Beginnings Montessori School
10902 Main Street
Richmond, IL 60071
Carol Cossit
815-678-7713

Peppermint Preschool
2850 Route 12
Spring Grove, IL 60081
Doris Wanagas
815-675-2515

Richmond Grade School 
Richmond Grade School offers comprehensive programs for children in kindergarten through fifth grade in the core subject areas of reading, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Our curriculum further expands beyond these core areas into foreign language, physical education, art, computers, and music. We offer, enrichment opportunities, a program for students with learning disabilities, occupational therapy, physical therapy, Reading Recovery, Title I Reading, Reading Improvement, speech/language therapy, and social work services. 

Parents are central to the success of Richmond Grade School. The Taxpayers' Federation of Illinois presented Richmond Grade School the Bright Star Award in 2000.

Richmond Grade School
5815 Broadway
Richmond, IL 60071
Phone: 815-678-4717
Fax: 815-678-2279


Spring Grove Elementary School 
Spring Grove Elementary School's curriculum is built on a foundation of proven educational methods combined with current educational philosophies of hands-on learning, engaged learning and real life problem solving. The Language Arts Program provides a mixture of literature, whole language, and phonics that also involves daily writing. The Science Curriculum emphasizes discovery, experimentation, and the scientific method. The Mathematics Curriculum is strongly focused on problem solving. Social Studies, a rich Art and Music program, Spanish, Computer Training, and Physical Education also fill each child's day. 

Spring Grove School enjoys active parental support as in evidence by the volunteers  and the Parent Teacher Organization (P.T.O.).  Spring Grove School is a past recipient of the Bright Star Award, given by the Taxpayer's Federation of Illinois. 

Spring Grove Elementary School
2018 Main St.
Spring Grove, IL 60081
Phone: 815-675-2342
E-mail: sgadmin@rsg.org

Nippersink Middle School 
Nippersink Middle School offers comprehensive programs for students in grades sixth through eighth.  The core subjects include: reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and physical education. The students also rotate through trimester courses that include computers, art, and Health.  The school also offers enrichment opportunities for all grade levels, a program for students with learning disabilities, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech/language therapy, social work services, and single and group counseling sessions with our guidance counselors. 

Through extracurricular programs, students are able to participate in band, athletic programs, and intramural programs. 

Parents are a key component to the success of the school; by their involvemehnt in the PTO, volunteering, and supporting the fine arts and athletic programs.

Nippersink Middle School
10006 Main Street
Richmond, IL 60071
Phone: 815-678-7129
Fax: 815-678-7120


Richmond-Burton Community High School 
Richmond-Burton Community High School offers college preparatory, vocational and resource programs. The college preparatory curriculum is highlighted by grade weighted honors courses which can lead into advanced placement tests for college credit. College bound students have numerous four year programs in math, science, English, business and social studies and foreign languages. Vocational students have the opportunity to participate in 22 two-year vocational programs offered at the Lake County Technology Center.

Extra-curricular and co-curricular activities are offered to further develop the talent, interests and abilities of students by the following athletic programs: football, golf, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading,cross country, dance, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, and track. Fine Arts activities are highlighted by a school musical, concerts, jazz band, pep band, and show choir.

Richmond-Burton Community High School
8311 Route 31
Richmond, IL 60071
Phone: 815-678-4525
Fax: 815-678-4324
http://www.rbchs.com/


Marian Central Catholic High School 
Marian Central Catholic High School was established in 1959.  It is a co-educational, college preparatory school that serves families throughout McHenry County.

Marian is supported by tuition and fees paid by families as well as assessments from the 17 Catholic parishes in the county.  The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and is recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education and the National Catholic Educational Association.

The school's primary aim is to provide youth with a faith-centered academic education that will prepare them for participation in the Church and in the world.  The academic program includes regular, honors, and advanced placement courses.  The school also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities.

Marian Central Catholic High School
1001 McHenry Ave.
Woodstock IL 60098
Phone: 815-338-4220
http://www.marian.com/


St. John the Baptist Catholic School 
This Preschool - Grade 8 Catholic elementary school is located just north of McHenry. Full recognition status has been granted from the State of Illinois. In addition, St. John's School has also met the Standards of Excellence criteria set by the Diocese of Rockford. As stated in our mission statement… 

"We are called to develop lifelong attitudes and beliefs that will enable students to be active Christians and practicing Catholics while assisting them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful individuals." 

St. John the Baptist Catholic School
2304 W. Church
Johnsburg, Illinois
Phone: 815-385-3959
http://www.stjohnsschool.com/


College of Lake County
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a two-year public community college in Lake County offering associate in arts, science, engineering science, fine arts, and applied science degrees.  The college also offers certificate programs with more than 100 options in fields from accounting to Web design.  In addition, CLC offers continuing education courses for personal enrichment or professional needs and adult education courses in the areas of basic skills, English as a Second Language, and General Education Development.  CLC's Business and Industry Services department provides customized programs and training to meet the needs of business.

College of Lake County
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake IL 60030
Phone: 847-223-6601
http://www.clcillinois.edu/


McHenry County College 
MCC-The Right Choice for You!
Celebrating 40 years of service to the community, McHenry County College is the county's center for higher education and lifelong learning.  MCC offers six associate degree programs, which provide the first two years of baccalaureate college curriculum; 17 Applied Science Associate Degrees designed for career training; and 43 certificate programs.  Agreements with other community colleges allow students to take vocational programs that are not offered at MCC.

Students can also earn a four-year Bachelor of Arts or Science degree through our affiliation with a number of four-year schools, go towww.mchenry.edu/advising for more information and a current listing of affiliations.  You can even tailor your class schedule to fit your lifestyle with online classes and programs.  Visit www.mchenry.edu/DistanceEd to learn more about combining classes at MCC with online courses to earn a degree.


McHenry County College
President, Walter J. Packard
8900 U.S. Highway 14
Crystal Lake IL 60012
Phone: 815-455-3700
http://www.mchenry.edu/