Williamsburg Elementary School 1812 Williamsburg Ave, Geneva, IL60134 Williamsburg Elementary is the second-newest public school in Geneva. According to Princiapl Julie Dye, "It's a new…More building, but not a new purpose." The staff and students moved from the former Fourth Street School to the Coultrap Elementary School building in 1994, then from Coultrap to Williamsburg in August 2008. Williamsburg was designed with staff input to be an environment suited specifically to fit the needs of elementary school students and teachers, with natural light, ample classroom sizes and storage. Dye noted that the school has "a phenomenal staff, parent and kid community," and that "Geneva is a progressive community with a historic, small-town feel," comparing the school to the city itself.
School District 304 Coultrap Facility 1113 Peyton St, Geneva, IL60134 The former Coultrap Elementary School is where the Board of Education meets. It is also used for service training.…More Coultrap is located at 1113 Peyton St.
The Scholarship Limited 2600 Keslinger Rd, Geneva, IL60134 The Scholarship Limited has been an educational supply store in Geneva for many years. Though it caters more towards…More elementary and pre-school supplies and materials, there is something that can be found to fit in every classroom. Located just over a block west of Randall Road along Keslinger, the store's large supply of educational books, posters, games and decorations is sure to impress educators.
Heartland Elementary is Geneva's third-newest school, built in 2002. Its model is almost a mirror image of Mill Creek…More Elementary, with a spacious library as its focal point.
"What I've seen in the last year, and what drew me to stay here, is community," Principal Adam Law said. "The faculty and staff really are like a family, and it's important for the students to see that bond and know that it goes on here on a daily basis."
Mission statement: Heartland Elementary School is a child-centered environment that involves students, families, school staff and the community in a team effort to prepare all children to become life-long learners and contributing members of an ever changing and diverse world.
Harrison Street School has been the only public school in Geneva's east side since 1928. The elementary school…More underwent life-safety remodeling in 2009-10, and is now a beautiful facility, with large classrooms, art and computer rooms, and a small TV studio, where students project morning announcements.
Shonette Sims is Harrison's new principal, beginning with the 2010-11 school year.
"People aren't just showing up with textbooks, they're showing up with rakes or computers to help make the school better," Sims said. "Harrison is one of the more established schools in the district, and it has a wonderful sense of history and tradition."
Western Avenue School, a K-5 school on Geneva's southwest side, was constructed in 1964. Principal Ron Zeman says…More Western Avenue is a neighborhood school in the truest and best sense. Many students are second-generation attendees and many of Western Avenue's experienced teachers live within walking distance.
The school promotes community service, with each grade taking on a special project every year. With the completion of Fabyan Elementary School in 2008-09, WAS went from crowded to right size. New playground equipment is part of a pretty, functional 14-acre campus.
Mill Creek Elementary School serves more than 380 students from kindergarten through 5th grade. The school, which was…More constructed in 1996, is located on the far West Side of Geneva School District boundaries, just off Keslinger Road in the Mill Creek subdivision. The building itself is a modern facility that was constructed in 1996 and features a parent drop-off and pick-up spot in the front. On the 2009 state report card for schools, 95 percent of Mill Creek students met or exceeded state testing standards, showing the dedication of the staff, the students and the parents alike.
"We're the only school in town named after its neighborhood," says Principal Andy Barrett. "Like most of Geneva, there are low mobility rates and low staff turnover here, so the kids get to know each other and get to know their teachers."