Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

SuperintendenT OF SCHOOLS

 

Theresa R. Rouse, Ed.D.,
Superintendent of Schools

420 N. Raynor Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: (815) 740-3196
Fax: (815) 740-6520

 

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Message From theresa rouse, ED.D.

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Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86. We provide many opportunities for children to learn and develop to their greatest potential. In addition to language arts, mathematics, science, social science, fine arts, and physical development and health instruction, the District provides early childhood instruction, academic enrichment, bilingual education, before and after school programs, comprehensive special services programs, and full-day kindergarten. More than 12,000 students (early childhood through eighth grade) attend one of our 21 schools.

Families also have the choice to send their children to one of four magnet schools in the District. Eisenhower Academy (grades 1-5), recently ranked by the Chicago Tribune as a Top Chicagoland School, and Washington Junior High and Academy (grades 6-8) accept students who demonstrate average and above academic achievement and positive behavior. Forest Park Individual Education (I.E.) School (grades K-5) and the I.E. program housed at Hufford Junior High School (grades 6-8) offer a program based on the Individual Education philosophy. These magnet schools provide students unique educational choices including academics, socialization, and creativity. The I.E. Programs stress the development of Responsibility, Respectfulness, Resourcefulness, and Responsiveness.

District 86 has a long history of educating the children of Joliet. We are proud of our accomplishments, continuously seek ways to improve, and work together with our parents to provide the best education possible for all our students. As you explore our website, please feel free to contact us if you need additional information.

Theresa R. Rouse, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

News

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Gompers Students Recognized

Congratulations to the students that received awards at the Board of School Inspectors Meeting.

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Upcoming Superintendent Chat

District 86 invites community members to visit with Superintendent Theresa Rouse on October 2, 2017.

Events

Sep

20

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
Event's details
September 20, 2017

All Day Event

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Oct

02

Superintendent Chat
Event's details
October 02, 2017

Time:04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Hartman Recreation Center, Joliet, IL -IL


Chat with District 86 Superintendent Dr. Rouse.
 
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Oct

04

Board of School Inspectors Meeting
Event's details
October 04, 2017

Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: JFK Administrative Center, Joliet, IL -IL


Board of School Inspectors Meeting at JFK
 
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

Oct

06

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
Event's details
October 06, 2017

All Day Event

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Oct

09

Columbus Day - No School
Event's details
October 09, 2017

All Day Event

Columbus Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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