Marengo Community High School

110 Franks Rd
Marengo, IL 60152


About Us:

The city of Marengo is experiencing some change in its socio-economic make-up. The original community of German-Lutheran background remains the dominant group, but are being joined by younger residents who have moved here from the suburbs or have remained in Marengo to raise a family; 13% of the population are currently people of Spanish-speaking ancestry.

Our Belief, Vision and Mission:

We believe …

Students and Learning

  • all students can learn.
  • students need a sense of belonging in a safe, secure, learning environment.
  • education should prepare all students for college or careers.
  • all students should have equitable opportunities and be challenged, recognizing their different learning styles.
  • students learn through participation in activities.

Faculty, Staff and Teaching

  • staff focus on and be accountable for student learning.
  • staff have school pride and commitment.
  • staff are a positive influence, have integrity and be trustworthy.
  • staff make learning relevant and develop positive relationships with students.
  • staff are committed to life-long learning.

Schools and Community

  • schools should be fiscally responsible.
  • the community will provide resources needed for quality education.
  • schools and community that have a positive collaborative partnership will lead to successful students.
  • school will be the center of the community and reflect community values.

The Vision of Marengo CHSD 154 is:

  • to become a model learning community.
  • for all taxing bodies will work together to meet the needs of the community.
  • to be recognized for financial, academic, and extra-curricular excellence.
  • to be recognized for having outstanding teaching and support staff.
  • for all students will
  • be able to think critically and solve real-world problems
  • be drug-free and gang-free
  • be technologically literate
  • exhibit strong literacy skills
  • exceed college entrance expectations
  • be confident, motivated and successful
  • have the knowledge and skills to be productive members of the society
  • see relevancy in their learning

School District Goals:

Goal 1: Increase student achievement for ALL students.

Goal 2: Continue to provide a comprehensive high school program.

Goal 3: Remain fiscally responsible while achieving our goals.

Goal 4: Continue and enhance the positive relationships with the communities of District 15

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