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Iles School

1700 South 15th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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We are a Gifted Magnet School, Grades 1-8
We are an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School

Iles School was authorized in August, 2011. Please click on the logo below to learn about the International Baccalaureate Organization.

Applications Due December 6th before 4:00 p.m.

For students who have qualified for the Iles (or Franklin) Gifted Middle School Program, applications will be sent to your home. Current Iles students who qualify MUST turn in an application. Applications for Iles Middle School must be returned to Iles School before 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2017. Turning in an application to Iles is saying you would like your child to attend Iles Middle School. Applications are dated and the time the application is received in our office will be written on the application. Iles only has 28 seats, which are filled by the order in which the applications are received (Priority will be given to students who qualify and are current Iles students, In-District or students who reside in District 186 boundaries, and/or students who currently have a sibling attending Iles School). Once we receive 28 applications, we will start a waiting list.

Iles School Mission and Vision

Mission: The mission of Iles School is to recognize and nurture the talents and abilities of gifted children as they develop their awareness of themselves as internationally-minded people.
Vision: Iles School creates a rigorous, global learning environment where students will become active, life-long learners by using their skills to explore their passions.

Iles School Instructional Focus

Conceptual-based learning through inquiry.

Box Tops 4 Education

News Mar 8 Thank you, thank you to those of you and your children for cutting out those little box tops and pasting them on the record sheet!!! Even putting them in plastic bags and writing a  count on them was super helpful, as well!   Here are the results:  

Application for the 2018-2019 Season

Lego League News Feb 28 Next season's theme is "Into Orbit"  Interplanetary travel, living in space and space exploration will be the focus next year. This is going to be great!     Important dates to remember:  Completed applications ar

Harriet Tubman Visits Iles School (2/22/18)

Photos Feb 27 Kathryn Harris visited Iles on Thursday, February 22nd as part of our Black History Month celebration. Ms. Harris does a one-woman show about Harriet Tubman's life on the Underground Railr

Iles Middle School has already hosted an Open House--No Preview Night 2-22-18

News Feb 22 Iles School had an Open House event on November 30th. All Iles 6th Graders for the 2018 -2019 school year received a...

Iles School celebrates Chinese New Year: Year of the Dog

Photos Feb 15 The students enjoyed many crafts, entertainment and food at our celebration for the Year of the Dog!

Iles School Chinese New Year Celebration! Feb. 15 6-8pm! See you there!

News Feb 14  Join us Thursday  February 15th for our Chinese New Year Celebration for the Year of the Dog! ...


News Feb 8 Yay! It's FINALLY here!! Wear your Me to We Shirts and get a free bag of popcorn on Friday, February 23rd after lunch. No shirt? No worries! Popcorn will be on sale for 50 cents per bag. All proceeds benefit our child healthcare projects in Haiti.

Iles Groups/ Clubs Pictures for the Yearbook

News Feb 8 Lifetouch will be taking pictures of all Iles groups and clubs in the gym beginning at 8:30 a.m....

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