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About Elementary North

Hawthorn Elementary North School, located in Vernon Hills, Illinois, is a first through fifth grade building serving approximately 420 students. Our students live in Vernon Hills, Mundelein and Libertyville. At Elementary North, all kids are our kids, and we focus on every child, every day.  We believe that all learners can learn and achieve at high levels.  

At Elementary North we are committed to:

  • Engaging our students through meaningful, student centered, best practice instruction

  • Continuing professional growth and innovative instruction

  • Collaborating as a professional learning community to evaluate student data based on common assessments and ensure high expectations and growth for all students

  • Implementing data driven instructional decisions to ensure student growth academically, socially, and emotionally

  • Providing a welcoming, safe, inclusive and culturally responsive environment for all students, staff and families

  • Proactively collaborating and involving parents to support student success and fostering connections and a sense of belonging

  • Providing access and opportunities for all students to develop a growth mindset and become advocates for their own learning, growth and success