Harlem School District 122

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Harlem School District No. 122
8605 N. Second St., Machesney Park, Illinois 61115
United States
Coordinates 42°20′51″N 89°02′55″W / 42.347370°N 89.048729°W / 42.347370; -89.048729Coordinates: 42°20′51″N 89°02′55″W / 42.347370°N 89.048729°W / 42.347370; -89.048729
District information
Type Unit school district ("Old Type")[1]
Grades Pre-K-12
Established April 1910 (1910-04)
District ID 1718240[2]
Other information
Illinois RCDTS Code 04-101-1220-22
Website www.harlem122.org (requires JavaScript)

Harlem School District No. 122, commonly called Harlem Consolidated School District, is a unit school district in eastern Winnebago County, Illinois. It is headquartered in Machesney Park and covers most of Loves Park, Machesney Park, and southern Roscoe, Illinois.

As of 2014, the district has:[3]


Old school districts[edit]

Schools that were closed when Harlem Consolidated was formed include Lovejoy School (District No. 49) in Harlem Township.[4]:67

Harlem Village School District No. 55 operated the Harlem Village School. The schoolhouse, later Harlem Township Hall, was torn down some time after July 1989.[5]

Harlem Consolidated School District[edit]

Harlem Consolidated School District No. 122 was formed in April 1910.[4]:67

The Harlem Consolidated School, on the corner of Harlem Road and North Second Street,[6] was completed on March 6, 1911,[4]:7 at a cost of $17,700; was dedicated on April 26, 1911,[6] and also opened in 1911.[4]:78

Loves Park Grade School was built in 1916[4]:7 at 344 Grand Avenue in Loves Park.[4]:70


  1. ^ "Key to Coding Illinois Public School Districts and Schools" (PDF). Springfield, Illinois: Illinois State Board of Education. 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2014-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Harlem UD 122". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 2014-04-28. 
  3. ^ "Our Schools". Machesney Park, Illinois: Harlem School District 122. Retrieved 2014-04-28. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Lindsay, Nicole C. Loves Park. Images of America. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-9093-6. LCCN 2012-944848. 
  5. ^ Lusk, Bobbie (1989-07). "Harlem Village School". Illinois Digital Archives. Springfield, Illinois: Illinois Secretary of State. BLI280100040 (local identifier).  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ a b "Harlem Consolidated School, completed March, 1911". Illinois Digital Archives. Springfield, Illinois: Illinois Secretary of State. R977.3043 HAR, ARP9500035.