Welcome to Rutland Grade School

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Vision Statement.

At Rutland Grade School we strive to provide for the development of students in an interesting and educationally sound atmosphere.  We provide an opportunity for students to acquire skills, information, and self confidence to maximize their potential for success and productivity as citizens.  Administration, faculty, staff, students, and community members work together in an atmosphere of mutual respect because we appreciate the power of cooperation.  By working together we will achieve more than we ever could on our own.  We have high expectations for our students and ourselves as we continue to improve and grow.

News from Our School

Rutland Review

Congratulations to our Students of the Quarter, Kaylin Middleton and Trever Green!

So proud of our teachers and students, we have the highest PARCC scores in LaSalle County!

Thank you to our Caught Being Good Sponsors: Farm and Fleet, New Chalet, and the YMCA!

Congratulations to our summer academic winners! Gwen Jimenez and Destiney Simich won skateboards, Brayden Schmidt won a personal DVD player, and Bradyn Hermann won a drone. We are proud of all our participants: Hunter Skoli, Makayla Backos, Brayden Schmidt, Brody Maynard, Enrika Harris, Shawn Harris, Libby Kovash, Elly Kovash, Brenna Hughes, Brooklyn Hughes, Brandon Hughes, Maera Jimenez, Gwen Jimenez, Teagan Darif, Destiney Simich, Gabe Hicks, Carter Beals, Cameron Beals, Bradyn Hermann, Maggie Mucci, Wyatt Edgcomb, David Lawrence, and Riley Brady.


Quotes from our 8th Graders

"Some people think of Rutland as a small school and some have never even head of it. But the students and staff who attend Rutland know it's far more than just a small school; it's a family." Luke Poffenbarger


"It is hard to walk into Rutland without a smile on your face because all the teachers smile and greet you with kindness." Fernando Martinez


"Rutland will help us reach our goals. The teachers here are dedicated to their students' success and will help us to the best of their ability. They will push us to be our best." Josie Wick


"Rutland has made me feel welcomed and helped me not feel like the new kid." Bryan Koppenhoefer


"Rutland isn't just a school it's like your second family, or your home away from home." Daymien Hendryx


"Rutland helped me see the best in myself. The teachers here at Rutland are all amazing. " Kayleigh Green

"You always get a head start when you go to Rutland." Elijah Aguirre

"I'm going to miss this place." Austin Boe

"This is truly a wonderful place. I have experiences with other schools, and Rutland far surpasses all else. Rutland has shown me that being a small school, is by no means, a bad thing." Felicia Lalla

"I wanted to say thank you to the teachers for working their hardest to get us here today." Mason Lehman

"I feel very lucky that I've had a chance to go to this school and that I've gotten to know all the teachers that have worked here over the years. Rutland is truly a great school and I won't forget it. " Zach Poffenbarger

"Coming here to Rutland for all 9 years of school taught me more then I could even imagine." Jersee Reed

"I will miss my class at Rutland Grade School and the teachers." Jacklynn Ruger

Rutland Grade School has now joined Facebook. You can befriend us on Facebook and stay current with what is going on at the school.  On Facebook search for Rutland Wildcats.


 Your feedback on the site can be sent to jdefore@rutlandgradeschool.org


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Event Calendar
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11/17 · OHS Shootout
OHS Shootout

When: 11/17/2017  ·  

11/20 · BB vs. St. Francis
BB vs. St. Francis

When: 11/20/2017  ·  5:00

11/21 · End of Midterm
End of Midterm

When: 11/21/2017  ·  

11/21 · 2:20 Dismissal
2:20 Dismissal

When: 11/21/2017  ·  

11/22 · No School
No School

When: 11/22/2017  ·  

11/23 · No School
No School

When: 11/23/2017  ·  

11/24 · No School
No School

When: 11/24/2017  ·  

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Friday ·

Cheese Pizza

Side Salad

Mixed Fruit


Monday ·

Corn Dog

Nachos and Cheese

Green Beans



Tuesday ·

French Toast

Sausage Patty


Mandarin Oranges


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