Manteno Elementary School is a school servicing a growing community in Kankakee County, IL. The village has a population of 9,300.

The Elementary School provides education to students in preschool through fourth grade. Approximately 120 three to five year old students attend our half day preschool program. In addition, Manteno has hosted a Headstart preschool program, which serves approximately 20 students. This program is federally funded, and is administered through a cooperative agreement with Kankakee School District 111.

Manteno Elementary School also serves approximately 600 students in grades kindergarten through four. Though interdisciplinary instruction occurs on a regular basis, our curriculum is based on a solid core of instruction in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. Daily interventions outside of core instruction in Reading and Math are provided daily for students in need. Physical Education, Art and Music are non-core instructional areas students participate in. Our goal is to provide a good balance between academic rigor and social-emotional support in order to provide a complete education for our students.

Our Mission

The mission of Manteno CUSD No. 5 is to continually strive to be an organization that is highly regarded for its academic excellence, the opportunities it provides for students and the positive contributions that it makes to our community.

Our Vision

The vision of Manteno CUSD No. 5 is to prepare all students for life-long success by providing a rigorous and engaging educational experience in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment.