539 S. Locust St., Marengo, IL 60152

Telephone: (815)568-7632 Fax: (815)568-1830

Welcome to Locust School

Locust School serves Preschool through 3rd grade students. School Principal: Suellen Lopez,

Morning Preschool: 8:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Afternoon Preschool: 12:50 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Extended Day Preschool: 9:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
(Intended to meet the needs of older preschool students)

Marengo-Union School District #165 & Riley School District #18 – Preschool Program

Screenings are now being scheduled.

Marengo-Union School District #165 & Riley School District #18 are currently accepting screening appointments for their Preschool Program. Screenings are available in English and Spanish for children 2 years, nine months through 5 years of age. To schedule an appointment, please call Locust School, 815 568-7632.

The preschool program is a State of Illinois grant-funded joint initiative between Marengo-Union School District and Riley School District. It is housed at Locust Elementary School and eligible children are determined following a mandatory screening administered by Locust School staff. The program is a regular preschool program and is free of cost for those eligible. Transportation is included. The purpose of the grant-funded program is to provide a regular education, high quality, preschool program to qualifying families. The program meets Monday-Friday, for a half day and extended day.