Crete Monee Community Unit School District 201U

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Crete-Monee School District 201-U
Address
1500 South Sangamon Street
Crete, Illinois, Will County, 60417
United States
District information
Type Public
Grades PreK-12
District ID 1711250[1]
Students and staff
Students 4,902
Teachers 292
District mascot Warriors
Other information
Website www.cm201u.org

Crete-Monee Community Unit School District 201 U, more commonly known as District 201-U, is a unified public school district located in Crete, Illinois, in the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, United States. It serves the communities of Crete, Monee, University Park and portions of Park Forest. University Park represents the low-income part of the district. The district provides education for children from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade.The school district has the best test scores in the area according to www.greatschools.org

On November 7 2017 The principal of Crete Monee High School pressed charges on a 16 year old boy who was protecting his brother who was being bullied and ended up being involved in a fight. The boy lost his balance and fell on the principal. This provided outrage amongst students and parents. Students and parents are calling for the principals resignation.

Schools[edit]

As of 2017, there are nine facilities in the district:[2]

  • Balmoral Elementary
  • Coretta Scott King Magnet School
  • Crete Elementary
  • Crete-Monee High School
  • Crete-Monee Middle School
  • Early Learning Center
  • Monee Education Center
  • Monee Elementary
  • Talala Elementary

Structure[edit]

Students in the district attend kindergarten through fifth grade at local elementary schools. They then go to the Middle School, which houses sixth through eighth grades. Gifted students may apply to CSK Magnet School from kindergarten through fifth grade. All students attend Crete-Monee Middle School from sixth to eighth grade, and Crete-Monee High School from ninth to twelfth grade. High school students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement courses at the high school for college credit and may also apply to and attend classes at Kankakee Community College or Prairie State College to earn dual credit.

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