Parklawn School Activity Center

10833 So Laporte
Milford, IL 60953-0609
Tel: (708)425-3344
Grades: 4-12 | 15 students
Park Lawn was founded in 1955 by a small group of parents who challenged national and state legislature that only provided funding for the education of children deemed "educable." Recognizing untapped potential in their children, these parents were determined to provide opportunities to help them lead active and productive lives.
Parents began teaching their children in classroom space donated by a church in Evergreen Park.
Other families seeking similar services joined them.
Park Lawn is a non-profit organization offering a variety of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Park Lawn's mission is to provide comprehensive services for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
The goal is to promote independence, choice and access to mainstream living.
We believe that people with disabilities earnestly wish to live a normal life.
They want to go to school, hold a job that truly needs to be done, a place to live comfortably, and they want a full and active social life.
Within this context Park Lawn provides adult developmental training, vocational services, supported employment, residential opportunities, and recreational activities.
All are backed with professional staff support.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Bilingual School Association
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4-12

Student Body

Total Students 15 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Parklawn School Activity Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grand Prairie School (17.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Pauls Lutheran School (8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Johns Lutheran School (17.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milford
    St. Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 118 students
    8 miles
    108 W Woodworth Rd
    Milford, IL 60953
  • Onarga
    Grand Prairie School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 66 students
    17.2 miles
    110 N Locust St
    Onarga, IL 60955
  • Buckley
    St Johns Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 97 students
    17.9 miles
    Po Box 148
    Buckley, IL 60918
  • Fowler
    Grades: PK-6 | 119 students
    19.6 miles
    607 N Washington Ave
    Fowler, IN 47944
  • Buckley
    Christ Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 15 students
    22.5 miles
    Po Box 8
    Buckley, IL 60918

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