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Joliet magnet school accepting applications

JOLIET – Eisenhower Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year, according to a Joliet Public Schools District 86 news release. 

The Joliet magnet school was recently named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. District officials are accepting students in first through fifth grade who demonstrate average or above average academic achievement and positive behavior.

Parents must commit to the school’s philosophy, including the Four-Way Learning agreement, according to the district. 

There are 56 openings for first grade and a limited number of openings for grades second through fifth. The program is within the district with no additional fees. 

Students must reside within the boundaries of District 86. Application materials are available at www.joliet86.org/our-schools/eisenhower. For information, call 815-723-0233. 

Applications are due by March 9.

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