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Chicago Heights District and Curriculum

The mission of the schools is to provide students with relevant educational experiences that help them achieve competency in all academic areas, across curriculums, and the ability to apply these skills to real life endeavors. The schools recognize the importance of respecting a multicultural environment and strive to empower individuals personally and socially to achieve their maximum potential using higher order thinking skills so that they are prepared for the constantly changing challenges of our global society.

We currently cover the following Chicago Heights-area school districts: Bloom Township School District 206, Chicago Heights School District 170, Flossmoor School District 161, Park Forest School District 163, and Sandridge School District 172.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Chicago Heights District Curriculum

The schools’ curriculs are based on the Illinois Common Core Standards, which are internationally benchmarked and intended to give all students equal access to a strong education. In English Language Arts, students focus on critical and analytical reading and writing. They read for comprehension but also are required to synthesize different texts and ideas as well as building compelling arguments using quality research and strong argumentation.

In Mathematics, students focus on foundational concepts on the primary school level, such as order of operations and numbers, in order to establish a firm foundation which is built upon incrementally. In Science classes, students observe and study the world around them and are asked to apply their learning to real-world problems and situations. In high school, students study engineering and advanced topics. The overall goal of this curriculum is to prepare students for post-secondary education and the workforce on a globally competitive level.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Chicago Heights Educational News

  • Student Art Showcase - Bloom Township High School’s art gallery features art from students and faculty on public display. This art was created in Bloom Township High School’s art classes.
  • Chicago Heights Appreciation Day - Union Street Gallery features artwork focusing on Chicago Heights for Chicago Heights Appreciation Day. As the world becomes increasingly globalized these local events help to remind everyone about the local concerns and opportunities.
  • Company Visit - Representatives for ArcelorMittal steel company visited Bloom Trail High School honors and AP classes. The representatives educated students about the steel industry.

Chicago Heights Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: Keeping Track of College Applications

There are so many pieces to keep track of in a college application, and things can easily get lost. Some colleges have different deadlines for different elements, which adds even more confusion to the mix. There’s the application itself, which usually has a hard deadline, though some colleges will require the essay or some element of the application sooner. This application might be found on the college’s website or through the Common Application, which might also require an additional supplement. Then there are standardized test scores. This can be a challenge because it can take weeks after a test for scores to reach a college, and that’s only if you’re sending them automatically without looking at them first. You can check your scores online, usually several days before they come out in hard copy, but that means pushing the date back that the college will receive them, unless you rush them. Your high school has its own paperwork to keep track of, such as deadlines for recommendations, which adds even more to the chaos. It’s imperative to keep track of these deadlines. Consider making a spreadsheet for all the pieces of the application and the due dates. This way, you won’t miss any deadlines.