Geneva Community High School has a long tradition of academic and athletic excellence. The high school has more than…More 2,000 students and 130 faculty members and regularly scores in the top 10 percent in state test scores. GHS teams won more Western Sun Conference championships than any other school during the 2009-10 school year.
The principal, Tom Rogers, is a longtime Geneva resident and graduate of Geneva Community High School.
Geneva Middle School South 1415 Viking Dr, Geneva, IL60134 Geneva Middle School South was built in 1994 and it was so well designed, School District 304 constructed its mirror…More image when it added Geneva Middle School North right next door in 2006. The two schools share a common purpose and history. South Principal Terry Bleau and North Principal Larry Bidlack worked together prior to the split and the two ensure consistent, quality education for Geneva's middle school students.
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.
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."
Faith Christian Beginner School 1745 Kaneville Rd, Geneva, IL60134 Faith Christian Beginner School is a faith-based preschool. Part of Faith Lutheran Church, there are programs for…More children ages 3 - 7, with second grade being the highest level. The nursery school and preschool have shorter hours, with a choice between the morning or afternoon program. Grades 1 and 2 have more traditional school hours, Monday - Friday. The focus at Faith Christian is on biblical teaching, academics and art. Located behind the church building, use the driveway on the west side of the building to access the school.
St. Peter School has been providing religious and academic education to Geneva-area students since 1958. The Roman…More Catholic school teaches children from preschool to eighth grade, and educators are certified by the state of Illinois as well as the Rockford Diocese in religious education.
Students traditionally score high in the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. In the first half of the 2009-2010 school year, the average percentile rank of St. Peter School's eighth grade on the National School Norms was 99%.
St. Peter School's mission is to educate children academically, spriritually and morally. Students in grades 1 - 8 celebrate Mass every Friday morning, and students participate in a number of community-service activities.
"We believe that the Catholic School has an active role in the teaching mission of the Catholic Church," the school website says. "We believe in providing our students with opportunities which will develop a community of a faith and service to others."
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.