Alice Gustafson Elementary School
Office: 630-937-8000; Attendance: 630-937-8003
Alice Gustafson Elementary School was merely a hallway of classes when in opened in 1957 on Batavia's west side. Since then it has received four additions and houses the district's Early Childhood Center. The center serves children ages 3 to 5 with an identified developmental disability. The school was named after longtime Batavia teacher and principal Alice Gustafson.
- Fax: 630-937-8001
- Hours: School year hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm; Summer hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - noon.
- Handicap Accessible: There are automatic doors with push-button access.
- Founding Date: 1957
- Number of students: 433
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: Yes
- Religious affiliation: None
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- How engaged is the school with the community?: "I think we have great community partnerships and participation," Alice Gustafson Principal Christine Ralston said. "We’ve worked hard with our businesses and resources to maximize what we have to offer our families in the schools."
- What makes this community special?: "I think the support for education in general – there is a strong community feeling of 'we’re all one' in Batavia," Ralston said.
- Montessori: No
- Grade levels: Early childhood, K - 5
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library
- Extracurricular activities available: Choir, band, orchestra, spring musical, spelling bee
- Student clubs: Student council, Sunshine Math, book club, Battle of the Books, walking club, tae kwon do club