AQUIN ELEMENTARY PROFILE
Member of Aquin Catholic Schools system (preschool-grade 12)
Illinois State Board of Education--Non-Public Schools
Kindergarten through Sixth Grade
♦ 11 minority students (11%- African American, Hispanic, Multi-Racial)
♦ Ratio of Male/Female - 53 males/45 females
FACULTY & STAFF
29 total (full-time and part-time)
1 building principal
18 teachers, 4 aides, 1 resource/reading teacher, 1 technology/computers
2 clerical, 2 maintenance/custodial
Parent and community volunteers (endless)
$3,120 1st student . 2nd student $2,050 . 3rd student $1,370 . 4th student $665
Aquin Open Scholarships, Colby Smith Scholarships, Guardian Angel Fund
Over fourteen religious denominations are represented in the school system. Students attend daily religion class, weekly Mass, and other liturgical celebrations.
Our curriculum adheres to the Diocese of Rockford content standards. Students study Religion, Language Arts, Mathematics (Saxon or ALEKS), Science, Social Studies, Spanish, Art, Vocal Music, Physical Education and Fitness, Computer Technology and a unique class named Discovery. We also offer Instrumental Music for interested fifth and sixth grade students.
Choir, Research Fair, Seder Meal, Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, Going for the Gold
Mission collections for the Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Holy Childhood Association
Students prepare cards for the elderly
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
donations for local Humane Society, Adult Daycare Programs, Veterans, and Legion Halls
5th and 6th Grades
Programs are designed to be instructional and developmental. Athletes benefit from equitable playing time consistent with effort and talent exhibited during practices. Our athletic programs are a viable means of communicating our school's christian identity and high standards. Spectators, athletes, and coaches are ambassadors for the school system. All are expected to exhibit good sportsmanship and respectful behavior.
FALL . Girls Volleyball . Football
WINTER . Girls & Boys Basketball
SPRING . Girls & Boys Track
2nd-6th Grades . CBA
All students attending Aquin Elementary or any student who is a member of the 5 supporting Catholic Parishes, are eligible to play in the Catholic Basketball Association, a volunteer-based basketball program. Games and practices run from October through December. This league is designed to be instructional and developmental. Athletes benefit from equitable playing time consistent with effort and talent exhibited during practices. Spectators, athletes, and coaches are ambassadors for the school system. All are expected to exhibit good sportsmanship and respectful behavior.
Parent Teacher Connection (PTC) sponsors several fundraisers throughout the school year to supplement the school program including the Book Fair in the fall, Grandparents Luncheon and the Leprechaun Raffle.