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Barbara B. Rose Elementary School - South Barrington, IL

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Student Writing in Chinese in our Chinese Immersion Program

Barbara B. Rose Elementary School is located in South Barrington, Ill and serves 470 students in grades kindergarten through five. Rose is one of 12 schools in the Barrington 220 School District. Established in 1999, the Rose community is very culturally diverse with more than 30 languages spoke by its students. Rose offers many exceptional opportunities for children including the unique Chinese immersion classes and accelerated learning for gifted students. The school's 60 staff members are committed to implementing best practice instruction and building a relationship-centered learning community. The Rose culture places high expectations on academics and social-emotional competencies. The school improvement team at Rose School guides the staff in challenging the status quo of instruction and cultivating a high-level of passion toward professional learning. Teachers are given choices regarding what and how they learn. Professional curiosity and action research are valued. In turn, this allows teachers to authenticate that learning is a lifelong endeavor. Barbara Rose School takes the following school motto seriously: "Every child has gifts and talents. We accept the challenge to find and nurture these qualities in each child." Rose staff have a reputation for creating an exceptional learning environment for every student. When stepping into a classroom at Rose, this practice is evident. Students continually exceed expectations on academic testing, creative thinking, and problem solving.

Barbara B. Rose Elementary School

61 West Penny Road
South Barrington, IL, 60010-9127

(847) 844-1200

Mr. Derek Arlo Straight, Principal at time of Nomination

Mr. Scott Richard Carlson, Current Principal

Barrington CUSD 220

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Our school vision states, "Every child has gifts and talents. We accept the challenge to find and nurture these qualities in each child."

Student Demographics

  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 50%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Asian: 41%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • ELL: 5%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %