LaGrange Elementary School District 102

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La Grange Elementary School District 102 is a public school district in Cook County, Illinois, covering parts of La Grange, La Grange Park, and Brookfield. The district is composed of Ogden Avenue Elementary School in La Grange, opened in 1910 (named after the street on which it is located), Cossitt Elementary School in La Grange (opened 1883 and also named after the street on which it is located), Forest Road Elementary School in La Grange Park, and Congress Park Elementary School in Brookfield (both opened in 1950 to accommodate the population growth in the area after World War II), all of which serve grades K-6; and Park Junior High School in La Grange Park, which serves grades 7-8. Students then typically attend Lyons Township High School, which has two campuses, in La Grange and Western Springs, Illinois (Lyons Township High School District 204), and serves grades 9 through 12.

Forest Road[edit]

Forest Road School teaches grades 1-6. The mascot for Forest Road is the Roadrunner, and the school colors are blue and yellow. The school day for Forest Road is from 8:20-3:15 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For Wednesday, the school is open from 8:20 until 2:30. Lunch starts at 11:20 and ends at 12:10 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Wednesday, lunch starts at 10:55 and ends at 11:55. Forest Road School is two levels, usually with grades 1-3 on the first level and grades 4-6 on the second level. The curriculum activities include Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading, Science, Physical Education, Music, Art, and Spanish.


Cossitt is a school located in the heart of LaGrange that teaches grades K-6. Although the district is a LaGrange district, Cossitt is the only school actually in LaGrange.The school opened in 1883 and remains one of the best schools in the area. The mascot is the tiger, thus the school colors being orange and black. School days start at 8:15 and end at 3:15 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesdays are in session from 8:15 - 2:30. There are three levels, with a basement gymnasium and two three and a half floor classrooms. This is a very large school holding around six hundred students. It is most likely considered the flagship school of the district, as it is the second largest. Accelerated Math and Reading, along with basic science and social studies, Spanish for grades 5 - 6, Music, Physical Education, and Art are among the classes at Cossitt. The school's playground was recently renovated as of Summer of 2016.

Congress Park[edit]

Congress Park is a school that teaches grades 1-6. Their mascot is the Dolphin.


Ogden is a school that teaches grades 1-6. Their mascot is the Panther.


Barnsdale is a kindergarten school that also has a Science Center. Their mascot is the Owl.

Park Junior High School[edit]

Park Junior High teaches grades 7-8. Their mascot is the Patriots, and the school colors are red, blue, and white.


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