Hollis Grade School
5613 W. Tuscarora Rd.
Peoria, IL  61607
Phone: (309)697-1325
Fax: (309)697-1334


Check the INFORMATION section for updated info for the 2018-19 school year.

Check out our new online monthly newsletter published by Mr. Jones, the Hawks Herald!  You will be able to view the current edition as well as past issues.

Hollis Grade School is proud to announce that we have been named a LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL by Franklin Covey Education. Hollis is only the 5th school in the State of Illinois and the 279th WORLDWIDE!  This achievement is the result of years of commitment to helping our students become Highly Effective in all that they do.  Come with us as we continue to grow effective leaders for the future!

Hollis News
Visit hollisnews.weebly.com for current news, events, and information from our Student Lighthouse Team.  This is a student created and managed site with their view on our school!

Now Accepting Applications

Hollis Grade School is now accepting applications for interested non-resident tuition students for Fall 2017.  Families, interested in having their out of district students attend an outstanding Peoria area K-8 school, should call (309) 697-1325 to set an appointment for an interview and a tour of the school.  Hollis offers the following:

  • Unbelievably Low Tuition Rate
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Engaging Latchkey Program
  • Extensive Library
  • Involved Parents
  • Fine Arts Opportunities
  • Spanish Club
  • Engineering Curriculum
  • Quality Instruction
  • Small Class Size
  • Swimming Pool
  • High State Test Scores
  • Close Distance from Your Home
  • Well-Maintained Facility
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • 21st Century Skills

  • SCRIP Order Form
    The SCRIP order form is posted under the "Files" section.

    Leader in Me School
    Hollis Grade School has been named Leader in Me School as recognized by Franklin Covey.  The Leader in Me is an innovative, school wide transformation model that emphasizes a culture of student empowerment and helps unleash each child’s full potential.  By applying The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Hollis Grade School teachers and students internalize timeless leadership principles that nurture the skills students need for success in the 21st century and creates a culture of student empowerment, based on the idea that every child can be a leader. 

    The Leader in Me framework helps students learn to:

    • Become self-reliant
    • Manage their emotions
    • Set personalized goals, track them, and share their data and progress with other students, staff, and parents
    • Do their homework
    • Prioritize their time
    • Increase interpersonal skills, such as resolve conflicts and interact well with others, as well as help them develop the skills and self-confidence to lead their lives and succeed