Welcome to Neponset Grade School! Home of the Bobcats and Bobkits!
As the principal of Neponset Grade School, I would like to welcome you to our building and school community and let you know what NGS has to offer to our students! We are a small school that serves 95 students ranging from Preschool through 8th Grade. Along with our regular curriculum, our students have the opportunity to enrich their education through courses in Music, Art, and Band. Students also have the opportunity to participate in JFL, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, Scholastic Bowl, and Track.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
~ Aristotle ~
At Neponset Grade School, the level of excellence at our school has been fostered by our rigorous curriculum and positive school climate which asserts that all of our students can and will learn. Neponset Grade School offers small classrooms where students are encouraged and challenged to become learners for life. Neponset Grade School is a perennial Spotlight School, designated by the Illinois State Board of Education for its high achievement on the Illinois State Achievement Tests. Our school has also received the Academic Achievement Award for continuous success on the ISAT tests. We were one of only a handful to receive both the Spotlight and Academic Achievement Award in the same year. We take great pride in our achievements because it shows what a community can accomplish when everyone works together!
"We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history."
At Neponset Grade School, it is our goal for every student to feel safe, challenged, cared for, connected to his or her school, healthy, and hopeful! We believe that every child is capable of success and that it takes us all, in a team effort, to prepare our students for a bright future. Each of us is a key to the success of our students and I appreciate your ongoing support and our partnership.
Mr. Kevin Gunn, Principal