The Orland School District 135 decides and carries out policies for 10 public elementary schools and junior high…More schools for students who live in Orland Park, Orland Hills and Orland Township. About 5,500 students attend District 135 schools between Kindergarten and eighth grade.
District 135 is managed by a superintendent with 10 staff members. A board of directors meets at least once month to make decisions about courses, personnel, maintaining school properties, finances and budgets. District 135 works to fulfill needs met by basic educational courses, such as English, math, social studies and science. But the district also works to supplement the basics with programs in arts, music, physical education, health and computer literacy through media centers within each school.
Norbert Jerling Junior High School is a public school for students between sixth and eighth grade who live in the…More central and northern areas of Orland Park. Pam Hodgson serves as principal with Heather Conrad as assistant principal.
Named after the first District 135 superintendent, the "Home of the Jayhawks" has been a part of the school district since 1981. Students have access to Spanish and German classes, along with English, science, math and social studies. Computer literacy and homework labs are available, as are an array of arts, scholastic and athletic programs outside of class.