Manteno Community Unit School District 5

Manteno Community Unit School District 5

Manteno Community Unit School District 5 serves the area of Manteno, and the Townships of Rockville, Sumner, Bourbonnais, and a small portion of Will County. Manteno Community School District is 153 sq. miles.

The school district consists of four schools: Manteno Elementary School, Manteno Primary School, Manteno Middle School, and Manteno Community High School.

Manteno Community High School

The High School was built in 1974. The high school was built for 300 students. In 2003 Manteno Community High School put a 8 classroom addition as well as a second gym and a new greenhouse and a new sports complex. In 2006 when voters approved a referendum Manteno Community High School put a 28 classroom addition, added more commons space a new office and a new parking lot for the staff. The current high school can now hold 1,350 students. As of the start of the 2008-2009 school there were 700 students enrolled.

Future Expansion

As Manteno continues to grow in the next 5 years Manteno will need more schools. The School district is already planning to build a new elementary school on 180 acres. This same land is to be used for Manteno West High School which should be built in the next 10 years The other district schools are already at full enrollment. With the growth slowing down the district schools are already planning building additions.

Athletics

Manteno Community High School is a member of the IHSA and a member of the Interstate Eight Conference.

Achievements

  • 1977,1978 Boys Cross Country State Finalist
  • 1982 Girls Volleyball, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions
  • 1984 Girls Volleyball, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, Class A State Champions
  • 1985 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 1987 Girls Volleyball, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, Class A State Champions
  • 1988 Girls Volleyball, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, Class A State Champions
  • 1989 Girls Volleyball, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, Class A State Champions
  • 1989 Girls Track & Field Sectional Champions, 3rd in the State
  • 1990 Boys Golf State Finalist
  • 1990 Girls Basketball, Regional Champions
  • 1991 Girls Basketball, Regional Champions, Sectional Runner-Up
  • 1995 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 1996 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 1997 Boys Soccer, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, State Finalist
  • 1997 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 2004 Girls Soccer, Regional Champions, Sectional Runner-Up
  • 2005 Boys Golf, Regional Champions, Sectional Champions, 4th in the State
  • 2006 Boys Basketball, Regional Champions
  • 2006 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 2006 Boys Baseball, Regional Champions, Sectional Runner-Up
  • 2007 Girls Softball, Regional Champions
  • 2007 Boys Soccer, Sectional Champions, Class A Elite Eight

Athletics Offered

FFA

Manteno Community High School has a outstanding FFA program. In 2008 Manteno FFA Chapter will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Manteno FFA has a state of the art greenhouse. Manteno FFA was voted one of the top FFA Chapters in the State of Illinois.

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