• Welcome to the Round Lake Area Schools District 116 Welcome Center!  We are excited you are going to be a part of the Round Lake community.  The Welcome Center offers a sort of "one-stop-shop" to help get you settled into our community and the schools!  You can get assistance with the following:

    • Registration
    • Health Services
    • Language Learners
    • Special Education
    • Reading IEPs
    • Mountain Top Project
    • Community partners
    • and more!

Educational Services & Special Education

  • The Educational Services Department provides leadership for the following areas:

    • 504 Plans
    • Alternative Learning Opportunities Programs (Achievement Academy, G.O.L.D., and G.O.L.D. II)
    • Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee
    • Discipline
    • Health Services
    • McKinney Vento Services
    • Registration
    • Residency
    • School Safety
    • Special Education
    • Student Records

    • RLAS-116 provides a full continuum of services in the areas of Special Education and Section 504. These services are provided to students who meet specific eligibility requirements outlined by Federal and State Rules and Regulations. Decisions regarding implementation of services are determined by IEP and 504 teams.

      The goal of special education and related services is to support each eligible child and address identified needs. An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is developed in collaboration with parents, general education teachers, and special education staff on an annual basis.

      The District offers the following services:

      • Speech and Language
      • Occupational Therapy
      • Physical Therapy
      • Psychological/Social Work Services
      • Hering Itinerants
      • Assistive Technology
      • Vision Itinerants
      • Adaptive Physical Education
      • Academic Support
      • Nursing

      If you, as a parent, have concerns about your student's progress or are seeking information about an IEP or 504 Plan, please contact either your student's school team or the Educational Services Department at 847-270-9463.