Located on a 15-acre developing campus in Pingree Grove, IL, Cambridge Lakes Charter School began serving students in the fall of 2007. In one year, the school set itself apart from the norm. Parents and students have discovered a deep commitment to high achievement learning within the school. Flexible learning space, integrated technology, personal learning plans, differentiated instruction, integration of art, music and P.E. into the curriculum, all certified teachers facilitating learning of a research-based curriculum foster learning
Cambridge Lakes Charter School offers a new and viable choice for families looking for a different learning environment for their K-8 students. Within CUSD-300, Cambridge Lakes Charter School offers school choice, and students can transfer to the school and the District pays their tuition. Out-of-district students, willing to pay tuition may be admitted. Comparable private school's are charging $10,000 to $14,000 for the 2008-2009 year.
Inter-scholastic sports, language learning, global outreach to students around the world, the evolving small schools, a new web-based provider for teaching & learning access, expanded Parent-to-Parent leadership and a year of experience strengthens each student's learning experience.