West Harvey-Dixmoor Public School District 147

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West Harvey-Dixmoor Public School District 147 is an elementary school district based in the southern suburban Chicago city of Harvey, Cook County, Illinois. The district is composed of four schools: three are elementary schools and one is a middle school, where all schools are located in the adjacent village of Dixmoor with the exception of one elementary school located in Harvey.[1] District students in living in Harvey that are in prekindergarten, kindergarten, or grades one through five attend Washington Elementary School which is directed by the principal, Dr. Earnest Taylor.[2] Students of the same grades living in Dixmoor attend either Lincoln Elementary School or King Elementary School. The principals of the schools are, respectively, Dr. Gregory Jackson and Sandra Wells.[2] All elementary schools feed into Rosa L. Parks Middle School, which is headed by principal Abigail Phillips.[2] The school district's superintendent is Dr. Alex Boyd, Jr.[3]

Each school has a mascot. The mascot of King Elementary and Parks Middle Schools is the cougar, while Lincoln's mascot is the wildcat and Washington's is the eagle.[2]

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  1. ^ "Schools in W Harvey-Dixmoor PSD 147". Illinois Schools. West Harvey-Dixmoor PSD 147. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-26. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Our Schools". West Harvey-Dixmoor Public School District 147. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-26. 
  3. ^ "Superintendent of Schools". West Harvey-Dixmoor Public School District 147. 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-26.