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About Us

Moline-Coal Valley School District is the largest school district in Northwest Illinois and the 26th largest unit district in the State of Illinois. The district serves the educational needs of 7,302 students and is home to 15 schools serving grades Pre-K-12.  We also offer special education services, English language services, and the region’s only Dual Language Academy. In this program, students learn to read, write, speak, and listen in two languages, English and Spanish. The district has a diverse population, with over 60 different languages spoken by our students.  Moline-Coal Valley has a 91% student graduation rate, 94% student attendance rate, and a 21:1 student to teacher ratio.
 The new Hamilton Elementary and renovated Franklin Elementary are state-of-the-art 21st-century schools, featuring flexible, collaborative learning spaces; classrooms with glass garage or accordion doors; media center; discovery lab, and a learning stair (Hamilton).
The new Bartlett Performing Arts Center at MHS supports fine opportunities for students while benefiting the entire region as an education and entertainment venue. The new athletic facility at MHS, currently under construction, will give students a centralized location to further their education for life-long health and well-being while providing an array of opportunities to explore athletics in a safe and secure environment.

Upcoming Events

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Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Place: Moline Public Library

Recent News

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5Essentials Survey

The 2023 Illinois 5Essentials Survey is now open through March 31. The survey helps schools recognize areas of strength and needs for improvement. Please share your feedback.
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In The Zone

Join us on February 4th for an afternoon of fun, relaxing activities to help alleviate stress.
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Students Ride for Free!

Metro offers free rides for K-12 students to and from school for the 2022-23 school year!
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Share Joys Achieves Success

Moline High School's annual Share Joys campaign raised $55,415.17 to help clothe children in need from the district!

At a Glance

  • 7302 Students Served
  • 984 Special Education Students Served
  • 972 Dual Language Students Served
  • 94% Student Attendance
  • 91% Student Graduation Rate
  • 21:1 Pupil to Teacher Ratio

Mission Statement

The mission of Moline-Coal Valley School District, in partnership with our communities, is to educate individuals by providing superior student-centered educational experiences, which will prepare them to become contributing and productive citizens, responsive to the changing local and global needs.