Website Harvey School District 152 Superintendent Grades K-08 2,300 StudentsHazard, Young, Attea & Associates Harvey 152 - Desired Characteristics
Harvey SD 152 serves approximately 2300 students. The district has a Birth-3 program, a pre-school, 6 (K-6) elementary buildings and a middle school that serves 7th and 8th graders. The town spans across an area of 6.2 miles and is located about 20 miles south of downtown Chicago.
The mission of Harvey Public Schools District 152, as it strives toward excellence, is to develop students to fulfill their roles as responsible citizens in a Global Society.
The District will provide the students with an enriched and integrated curriculum with instructional experiences which promote 21st Century skills that include inquiry, skillful decision-making, effective communication, multicultural appreciation, academic success and the joy of learning.
Harvey, IL Claims to Fame
Founded in 1892 by Turlington Walker Harvey, Harvey, IL was the site of Illinois’ first orphanage for African American children, which opened in 1899 by Amanda Berry Smith. In addition, it is also the birthplace of comedian Tom Dreesen, baseball player Lou Boudreau, and the singing group, The Dells. Harvey was the filming location for the 1980 movie, “The Blues Brothers”. Our Middle School is named for Poet Laureate of Illinois and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Gwendolyn Brooks and we have the only school in Illinois named for author, poet and activist Maya Angelou.
Application deadline is April 13, 2018.