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Welcome To Frankfort School District 157-C

In Frankfort School District 157-C, we are proud of our three fully equipped and well-maintained schools. Grand Prairie Elementary houses students in Grades Pre K-2; Chelsea Intermediate School houses students in Grades 3-5; and Hickory Creek Middle School is attended by students in Grades 6-8. Our District prides itself on its "Tradition of Excellence." We offer a full academic and co-curricular program that strives to provide the best education for all students. Effective use of instructional technology is emphasized throughout the district. Students come to school eager to learn and demonstrate fine academic achievement. Frankfort School District 157-C has long been recognized as one of the outstanding districts in the state. It has received distinction as a "Blue Ribbon School” in the State of Illinois. In addition Hickory Creek Middle School was selected as a “Demonstration School” by the Association of Middle Schools and an Illinois Horizon School “School to Watch.” Stable resources, experienced and highly qualified staff members, high achieving, involved students, supportive parents and comprehensive school programs are indicators used frequently to describe our district.

Lifetouch SmileSafe Kids Program

In our continuing commitment to support the safety of our community, our school is pleased to participate in the SmileSafe Kids™ program, a child safety program developed in partnership by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Lifetouch National School Studios.

This program will provide the families of every student photographed on school Picture Day with a pair of Safety ID Cards free of charge.

According to the Department of Justice, nearly 800,000 children are reported missing each year. While most missing children are found within a few hours, we know that any time apart from your child can be a stressful and terrifying experience. The SmileSafe Kids™ program is designed to help your family stay safer and prepare you to respond quickly if your child is missing.

Your child must be present on Picture Day to receive the complimentary safety cards.

At our school, the health and well-being of your child are top priorities. We’re proud to be a partner in the SmileSafe Kids™ program, one of the nation’s largest child safety initiatives.

Student Insurance

The District offers student insurance through Markel Insurance Company. This insurance is offered as an additional/supplemental benefit for our families, but is not required by the School District or associated with the School District. If you are interested in insurance coverage for your child, please click on the Student Accident Insurance Brochure link below for more details.

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