Spectrum School

2909 N Main St,
Rockford, IL, 61103-0611
     Tel: (815)877-1600
Grades: PK - 8
Learning is a lifelong process.
 Spectrum Progressive School has served the Rockford area since 1967, offering a genuine alternative to traditional education.
 At Spectrum Progressive, we believe all children are unique.
We believe every child learns in a different way and every child has undiscovered gifts, talents, and potential.
 We involve each student in an individualized, action-oriented curriculum throughout all developmental levels.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

The goals of the curriculum are to:
  • Allow children to develop, through active involvement, the skills of reasoning, planning, and problem-solving within and beyond the school setting;
  • Allow students to develop secure self-concepts based on belief in their own abilities and firm foundations in the fundamentals of learning;
  • Guide the children to direct exploration of the arts, literature, the accomplishments of civilizations and the diversity of cultural heritage;
In order to create mindful, self-directed learners for life.

Profile last updated: 04/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Keith Country Day School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Bernadette Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Bernadette Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockfordSt. Bernadette Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2300 North Bell Avenue
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)968-2288
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 190 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockfordSt Peter Cathedral
      (Roman Catholic)
    1231 N Court St
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)963-3620
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 205 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RockfordKeith Country Day School
    1 Jacoby Pl
    RockfordIL61107
    (815)399-8823
    1.3 mi | 278 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • RockfordRockford Health System Children
    Daycare / Preschool
    2918 Glenwood Avenue
    RockfordIL61101
    (815)971-4175
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | 18 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • RockfordBoylan Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4000 Saint Francis Dr
    RockfordIL61103
    (815)877-0531
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 1030 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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