Central Community Unit School District No. 301 Rankings
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Central Community Unit School District No. 301 Reviews
Review Central Community Unit School District No. 301
They care a lot about academics and student success which is fantastic but there are also some major drawbacks. Thousands of dollars come into the school year after year and they are redirected immediately into the school's athletic programs. Now this may not seem like a horrible thing, but when the athletics at the school are tremendously underperforming and there are areas in which that money could be used more wisely it becomes an issue. Over half of the classrooms in the high school are without AC. Instead of using money to either place AC in the classrooms or purchase more fans, they instead bought the football team -- who were 1-8 last season -- a brand new, top of the line scoreboard.
The community is rather small, however each student has connections to another. Overall the culture of this school is terrific with little funding compared to alternative districts, parental involvement makes up for the difference. Each family takes great pride in raising a Rocket and love to contribute even after graduation.
Academics wise, there are some pretty darn good teachers at Central. They take the time to make sure you are getting the material and treat you with respect but then there are the teachers that seem like they want to die in a hole while they are teaching. Some of these teachers really make me wonder who was behind the interview process so I could have a chat with them.