Thank you for your interest in District 39’s Romona School, located at 600 Romona Road, just north of Wilmette Avenue in Wilmette. Romona serves a population of preschool through fourth grade students in the west Wilmette and east Glenview area of New Trier Township. The student population is approximately 550.
Romona provides an enriched environment in which our students are challenged and motivated to reach their full potential. The school enjoys dedicated and enthusiastic administrators, teachers, staff, and special services professionals. Students engage in a rigorous curriculum comprised of reading, writing, math, social studies, science, and Spanish. In addition to the core academics, the children participate in music, art, technology, physical education, and library skills. Our students greatly benefit from our school-wide, updated technology, including Interactive Whiteboards in each classroom. Learning opportunities abound in our curriculum-based, state of the art, outdoor garden classroom.
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is an integral part of Romona. Through school fundraisers and the efforts of dedicated, hard-working volunteers, the PTA provides meaningful support that greatly enhances the quality of the learning experience. Field trips, guest speakers, and hands-on activities are among the many PTA programs. The annual international festival, sponsored by the PTA, helps the school community learn about the many diverse cultures represented at Romona. Many families choose to live in District 39 because of its reputation for high academic standards and achievement. Romona is highly regarded within the District for excellence in meeting the needs of all of our diverse learners.