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Divine Providence Convent
302 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
This building is home to three organizations: the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, the School Sisters of St.More Francis and the Alvernia High School Alumni Association. The Nazareth Sisters live upstairs, and the School Sisters of St. Francis are located on the ground floor. The School Sisters of St. Francis are part of a congregation based in Milwaukee, WI.
Our Lady of Destiny School
1880 Ash St, Des Plaines, IL 60018
This is the school of the St. Mary and St. Stephen Protomatyr parishes of Des Plaines.  Preschoolers throughMore 8th-graders attend this Catholic private school on Center St., where traditional education is presented in an environment that nurtures the student's catholic identity.  Interested parents can schedule a viewing through the school's Web site or over the phone.
Cumberland Elementary School
700 E Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
Cumberland Elementary School, established in 1954, is part of School District 62 and shares a campus with ChippewaMore Middle School on 23 acres of land.  Enrolling approximately 350 total students from preschool to the 5th grade, Cumberland also provides preschool and kindergarten programs for students with special learning needs. Employing research-based practices, Cumberland offers more than general education in the forms of music, drama, art and physical education. The school is undergoing a continuing, complete renovation in 2010.
Orchard Place Elementary School
2727 Maple St, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Orchard Place Elementary School has the distinction of being around longer than the city of Des Plaines has. OriginallyMore part of the farming community of Orchard Place, this school serves grades kindergarten through 5th. The school is a part of District 62, which is also located in Des Plaines.
North Elementary School
1789 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
North School, founded in 1952, serves students in grades K-5 and is part of District 62. The culturally diverse schoolMore has grown over the years and now boasts 525 students. The school strives to prepare all children to be the best that they can be and stresses parental involvement. 
Anne Sullivan School
1920 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Anne Sullivan School, which caters to children in grades 3 - 5, is a nurturing community where children can thrive.More Recently, the students and faculty helped build a school in southeast Asia, and put together a fundraiser at Lake Arlington to help provide the school with clean drinking water. The environment at Sullivan is educational, as well as playful; and the whole school likes to stay involved in the community, as much as possible.
Schoolbelles School Uniforms
1533 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Schoolbelles School Uniforms offers uniforms for area schools that require dress clothes, as well as school accessoriesMore and apparel for nurses and other uniformed workers. There is a large selection and a  variety of sizes for school-goers young and old. One of 12 Midwest locations, the store is a branch of a family-owned businesses that got its start in 1956. Schoolbelles sells its own line of uniforms, which allows for faster delivery of specialty orders.
Board of Education for District 62
777 E Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
Des Plaines School District 62 is made up of eight elementary schools, two middle schools and one year-round school. TheMore Board of Education for District 62 consists of seven members who are volunteers and elected to rotate four-year terms. Elections are held every two years, with Brenda Murphy as the current president. The Board is responsible for enforcing school board policies, including setting and monitoring goals, student performance monitoring and managing district finances.
Plainfield Elementary School
1850 Plainfield Dr, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Since 1966, this Des Plaines school has taught a growing population of young students. Today, the school accommodatesMore pre-K through fifth graders. Plainfield is a Title One school and therefore requires all instructors to be highly qualified. The students have consistently earned state awards for academic achievement. With a 70% Hispanic population, the school has a bilingual program in which Spanish-speaking students from pre-K through grade two practice both Spanish and English, and "transition to English" in grade three.
Stevenson School
9000 Capitol Dr, Des Plaines, IL 60016
Stevenson is an elementary school for students from kindergarten through sixth grade; please call the number providedMore for information on its curriculum.