School Year 2017 - New Lenox Public Schools:
Preschool thru 8th
Preschool thru 8th
Citizenship ... Knowledge ... Excellence ... Pride ...
Those are the words emblazoned on the New Lenox School District 122 crest. For the 600+ teachers and staff of the District, they represent the focus, aspirations, and goals of their daily school life ... and for the approximately 5400 students under their guidance.
The 2017 school year for New Lenox School District #122 kicks into gear beginning Monday, August 21st.
That's the first full day of school with transportation. (The calendar for the entire 2017/2018 school year can be found HERE. This calendar also includes the dates for Student Walk-Through, Orientation, and Open Houses).
If you are new to District #122, you must complete school registration at the District Office (found at 102 S. Cedar Road). Online Registration for current - returning students will become active in early-to-mid-August. When accessible, you can click HERE to register.
Additional important info for students and their families:
- School supply lists for each grade level can be found HERE
- Info regarding the District's Health Exam Requirements/Immunization needs is HERE
- Info regarding Sports/Athletic Forms HERE
- Online Payments, HERE
- District #122 Lunch Program, HERE
- Info regarding bus/transportation services, click HERE
- Preschool - Cherry Hill
- Kindergarten - Spencer Trail
- Primary Schools: Haines, Arnold J. Tyler, Spencer Pointe, Nelson Prairie
- Intermediate Schools: Nelson Ridge, Caroline Bentley, Oster – Oakview, Spencer Crossing
- Junior High Schools: Liberty, Alex M. Martino
New Lenox School District #122 has been awarded the prestigious Bright Star Award for 12 consecutive years. The Award is given to school districts with the highest student performance provided at the lowest cost.
Only 80 of the 872 school districts within Illinois received the award this past year. The Bright Star Award is provided by SchoolSearch, a firm that assists relocating families with valuable school information.
New Lenox School District #122 also provides an excellent variety of Special Education Programs. All team members work with … and provide support for … the students and families. (Additional info can be found HERE)
The following are members of NLSD #122 Special Education team:
- School Psychologist
- School Social Worker
- Special Education Teacher
- General Education Teacher
- Occupational Therapist
- Speech Pathologist
- Physical Therapist
- School Nurse
- A Variety of Sports (Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading/Poms, Cross Country, Wrestling, Track, Bowling, Ultimate Frisbee, More)
- Student Council
- Speech/Drama/Spring Play
- Art Club
- National Honor Society
- Spanish Club
- Mine Craft
- More ...
Opportunities to help improve the opportunities and daily school experience of children, teachers and staff members abound via the PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) and the New Lenox School District Foundation. The Foundation works hand-in-hand within the community.
The Girl Scouts, New Lenox Township, New Lenox Public Library, and New Lenox Chamber of Commerce all partner with the New Lenox school system.
A good example of that community/Foundation cooperation can be found in the New Lenox Park District and many New Lenox community athletic organizations. Each works together to provide recreational opportunities and resources for residents of New Lenox.
They’ve expanded playgrounds and added to the playground equipment available at each New Lenox District school. Many school campuses now feature soccer, baseball, and softball fields as a result of the hard work and efforts of these organizations and their members.
Music is very important at New Lenox School District #122 too. During the Spring during their 4th-grade year, students have an opportunity to sign-up for band the following year. Parents have an opportunity to support their band members and school via the New Lenox Band Boosters organization.
Bentley, Spencer Crossing, and Martino Jr. School students also have an opportunity to grow and share their musical talents via the New Lenox Orchestra and chorus/chorus clubs are available at multiple schools.
Students have an opportunity to join a variety of clubs and organizations offered by School District #122. Art, Spanish, Photo, Knitting, LEGO, Math & Science, Scrapbook, Reading are just some of choices offered students.
Unsure if you live within the boundaries of New Lenox School District #122? Need the location for each school campus within the New Lenox School District? That info can be viewed on the District's website/Boundary map. (Click HERE)
Further info regarding New Lenox School District #122, its schools, curriculum and more can be obtained by contacting the New Lenox School District #122 district office at:
Website: District/Superintendent Office
Office Located at: 102 S. Cedar Road, New Lenox IL
Enjoy the opportunities that New Lenox School District #122 offer your student. Best of luck for a successful and fun school year!
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