539 S. Locust St., Marengo, IL 60152
Telephone: (815)568-7632   Fax: (815)568-1830

Welcome to Locust School

Locust School serves Preschool through 3rd grade students.  School Principal: Suellen Lopez,

Morning Preschool: 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Afternoon Preschool: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Full Day Preschool: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Marengo-Union School District #165 & Riley School District #18 – Preschool Program

Screenings are now being scheduled.

Marengo-Union School District #165 & Riley School District #18 are currently accepting screening appointments for their Preschool Program.  Screenings are available in English and Spanish for children 2 years, nine months through 5 years of age.   To schedule an appointment, please call Locust School, 815 568-7632.

The preschool program is a State of Illinois grant-funded joint initiative between Marengo-Union School District and Riley School District.  It is housed at Locust Elementary School and eligible children are determined following a mandatory screening administered by Locust School staff.  The program is a regular preschool program and is free of cost for those eligible.  Transportation is included.  The purpose of the grant-funded program is to provide a regular education, high quality, preschool program to qualifying families.  The program meets Monday-Friday, either half day or full day.  The full day program is intended to meet the needs of older preschool students getting ready for Kindergarten.