Our School

Stratton Elementary is an exciting place where students, teachers, parents, and community come together to encourage student success through a magenet theme of The Arts, Leadership, and Microsociety; Our purpose is to prepare each student to become a responsible contributor to our diverse and changing society, while fostering his or her creativity, self-worth, and problem solving skills.

Magnet Focus

At Stratton, teachers facilitate student learning through the project-based approach and MicroSociety ventures. Students are involved in authentic, useful, and valuable experiences so they can blossom into leaders in our ever-changing global economy. This magnet focus bring real-world business ventures and government agency activities to life and prepares students to be discerning individuals as they move on to college and/or careers because the activities and experiences are long-lasting, genuine, and interwoven.

Our History

Built in 1998, Stratton Elementary is named after Mr. Kenneth O. Stratton, Champaign Schools' first African American Board Member.