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Welcome to Hickory Creek Middle School
Hickory Creek Middle School is proud of the accomplishments of the students and staff as well as the commitment by the community to provide the best opportunities to teach and develop young adolescents.
Hickory Creek Middle School has a long and rich history in Frankfort Community Consolidated School District 157-C. The original school was located on 80th Avenue. This structure was originally constructed in 1974, with additions in 1995. In August 2006, the new Hickory Creek Middle School, located on 116th Avenue, was opened to house grades six through eight.
Adolescence is one of the most fascinating and complex transitions in the life span: a time of accelerated growth and change second only to infancy; a time of expanding horizons, self-discovery, and emerging independence; a time of metamorphosis from childhood to adulthood. Its beginning is associated with profound biological, physical, behavioral, and social transformations that roughly correspond with the move to middle school or junior high school. The events of this crucially formative phase can shape an individual’s entire life course and thus the future of our society.
We believe that to help students through this challenging time period, school should be a unique place or a special place just for them. Learning is important, but so are students.
Hickory Creek Middle School
Frankfort, Illinois 60423
Grades 6, 7, and 8 7:45AM - 2:10PM
The front doors open at 7:20 A.M. daily and we encourage all students to be in the building by 7:40 A.M., so they can be seated, ready for attendance, and begin our day at 7:45 A.M.
Parents who choose to drive their children to school should enter the large parking lot and patiently participate in the drop off line. Students who are in the car rider line should be prepared to exit the car as efficiently as possible once they are within walking distance of one of the doors. Our staff will be out there to help keep the car line moving. Please plan to pull ahead as far as you can each time that the drop off line stops to ensure that multiple students can be dropped off at once.
At the end of the day, students may take their assigned bus and route home or be picked up by their family. We will use both parking lots in the front of the school for pick up traffic. Eighth grade families should pick their children up in the large lot and Sixth and Seventh grade families should pick their children up in the small parking lot. If there are multiple age children from a family or carpool, please just communicate with your children about which lot you will come to each day.