Cary Junior High was established in 1969. Servicing about 900 students in 6th to 8th grade, the school is highly supported by the Cary community. Year after year, the school is recognized for its academic achievements throughout McHenry County and collar county districts based on standardized testing results. We are proud of our students’ commitment to academics.
Cary Junior High starting in the 2018-2019 school year will be offering 60 minute core classes in math, English language arts, science, and social sciences. Students are exposed to physical education and health on a daily basis throughout their junior high experience. Incoming 6th grade students will get exposed to all the “Specials” classes which include Art, Drama, Music, and STEM. 7th and 8th grade students will all have the opportunity to indicate their top choices for "Specials" and take 2 each year. All students 6th to 8th grade will also take 1 trimester of Spanish each year. In addition band is available at all grade levels. Cary Junior High offers leveled math and language arts classes, as well as a gifted program where students are placed based on academic achievement. A wide variety of athletic, academic, and extra-curricular activities are available for students to further expand their interests and knowledge. Cary Junior High students will attend Cary-Grove High School.
Please take a moment to browse through the Cary Junior High website to gain a full picture of what makes our school great: Great kids, great staff, and great parents!