John Walsh


Walsh School, named for John D. Walsh, a School District 104 board member and a police chief in the Village of Summit, first started as an eight room school in 1923 and is the second oldest school in District 104. Now, comprising over thirty rooms and housing over 300 students and staff members, Walsh School prides itself on providing a quality education for its students, which focuses on the Common Core State Standards to create life-long learners and productive American citizens.


Walsh Elementary School provides a nurturing environment committed to learner excellence. All students are challenged to reach their maximum potential by learning at their instructional level to provide a solid foundation of skills, knowledge and values. This foundation enables each student to become a well-educated, problem-solving, and productive adult able to cope with an ever changing world

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