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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.  We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.


Latest News

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CEL Pre-K Screening
02/09/2016
If you have a child who is 3-5 years of age, and live in the Chester-East School District, you are invited to bring your child to Early Childhood Screenings.
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Student Dance
01/07/2016
Check out this years student dance routine!
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All for Books Change Competition Results
12/14/2015
The results are in! We would like to thank everyone who participated.
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Upcoming Community Club Events
10/16/2015
Click Read More to view some of our upcoming Community Club events.
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Donations for Leveled Library
10/07/2015
As many of you know, last year was a year of change in regards to literacy and reading at Chester-East Lincoln. We completely restructured how we teach reading and writing. These changes were made in order to help your student(s) become better readers and writers and in an effort to meet the New Illinois Learning Standards (Common Core). In order to continue our journey, we need your help. The administrators and staff have set a goal to raise $3,000 to fund a leveled library that can be used for guided reading groups. Right now, the resources are limited, and as many of you know, the funding for Illinois schools is limited as well.
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