WELCOME TO JAMES AVANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  •  James Avant is located in East St. Louis, Illinois and serves the communities of Washington Park and Caseyville.

    We serve a diverse population of students consisting of African Americans, Caucasians and Hispanics, as well as Special Services students in Kindergarten - 5th grade. We are a school that strives to service the whole student’s needs in our care.  

    Please continue to visit our website as we add new information and features to connect with students, staff, teachers, parents, and community.

    OUR MISSION:

    The Mission of James Avant Elementary School is to provide all students with a safe and nurturing learning environment that fosters a rigorous and diverse core curriculum in every classroom.

     

    OUR CORE VALUES: 

    We believe all children can learn through differentiated instruction.

    We value every student at James Avant Elementary School.

    We value a safe, supportive, stimulating and care environment.

    We believe that every student can achieve EXCELLENCE AND GREATNESS.

    We value our partnership with parents, community, teachers and the entire James Avant Elementary Family.

    JAMES AVANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS BUILDING A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE!!

     

    OUR MOTTO:

    THUNDERCATS  Stay READY

    Respect yourself and others around you.

    Excellence is the expectation.

    Always cooperate with teachers, staff and fellow students at all times.

    Dress properly with pride in your school uniform.

    You are responsible for YOU!!!

     

     

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  • Action Required: Please Update All Contact Information

    Parents and Caregivers, today is a great day to make sure that all pertinent contact information is up-to-date and accurate. You can make updates by logging into Skyward Family Access or by calling your child's school today!

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  • Grab and Go Student Meals

    School District 189 provides Grab & Go meals Monday-Friday from 10am-Noon to students enrolled in the district. The daily bag includes breakfast, lunch, snack and supper! Get yours at: - All 10 schools - Several Community Centers - Mobile Routes. Look for the school bus!

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  • Technology Guide for Students and Parents

    Please click here to access resources to help your family navigate technology being used by School District 189. Having technical difficulties? Contact the Tech Helpline at 618-646-3322 or email parentsupportcenter@estl189.com

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  • 2nd Quarter Instructional Plan

    School District 189 will remain in Remote Learning to begin the second quarter (October 19, 2020). Please read more to access an important message from Superintendent Culver about East St. Louis School District 189's 2nd Quarter Instructional Plan.

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  • Now enrolling for 21st Century Programming!

    The 21st Century Community Learning Center Program is recruiting students in grades 2-12 to participate in after-school programming.

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  • Board Member Consolidated Election

    Four seats on our seven-member Board of Education will be filled at the April 6, 2021 consolidated election. Check details here about who is eligible to run and key deadlines for the process.

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  • Back to School 2020-2021 Details

    School will begin for students on Monday, August 17, 2020 with REMOTE LEARNING at least through Friday, October 16, 2020 (the first quarter) to support the safety of our students, staff and families. Read details about the Remote Learning plan and the Hybrid model to be used when community conditions are safer. FAQ found here.

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  • Child Care and Community Learning Centers

    School District 189 recognizes that closed schools create a hardship for families. Check here for information about community resources including child care and open community centers.

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  • Messages to Staff for Return to School and Safety

    Review detailed communications to all staff regarding back to school preparations and safety amid COVID-19.

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  • Need Help? Resources for You

    There are resources available to those needing assistance now during the COVID-19 pandemic – anything from where to find food and childcare support to numbers for County Health Departments and mental health and counseling hotlines.

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  • Información de Emergencia para Familias

    Recursos para estudiantes de inglés

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  • Ed Resources During Remote Learning

    Families, teachers & staff are concerned anytime students are away from school for an extended period. The Curriculum & Student Support Services departments suggest the following list of resources & websites for students and their families to engage in learning activities. Please use the links provided and activities shared by teachers to keep students engaged in academic and social-emotional activities.

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