Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3

Excellent Education = Empowered Citizens

District Office • 79 Grove St., Prophetstown • 815-537-5101

A Message From Our Superintendent

Welcome to Prophetstown-Lyndon- Tampico CUSD #3! Prophetstown-Lyndon- Tampico CUSD #3 is a student-centered district. Our district, covering approximately 200 square miles in northwestern Illinois, serves students in the communities of Prophetstown, Lyndon, Tampico, Deer Grove and Yorktown, as well as the surrounding rural area. The educational facilities of our district include four attendance centers, with a district enrollment of approximately 850 students. These attendance centers include:

Our focus is on providing students with excellent educational opportunities designed to prepare each student for a successful future in a college or career setting. Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3 serves our students in a manner consistent with the values of our communities, with rigorous curricula provided by an excellent and enthusiastic staff. Our partnerships with Sauk Valley Community College, Whiteside Area Career Center, and Morrison Institute of Technology allow us to offer students opportunities for Dual Credit college instruction and valuable career and technical training.

We are a 1:1 technology district, consistently striving to provide our students access to 21st century technology and incorporate progressive educational initiatives, which will enhance our students' educational experiences and promote success in each of their futures. This 1:1 student learning initiative is supported by a high-speed iFiber optic network.

Our Board of Education, administration, staff and community have worked diligently to create a shared vision for moving our district toward excellence for our students and our communities. The mission of Prophtetstown- Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3 is “to provide for the academic and social development of students in a collaborative environment between school, parents, and the community.” Our current Strategic Plan is a culmination of our vision and efforts. (Click here for Strategic Plan bullet points.)

Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3 welcomes you to a fantastic, student- centered and family-centered educational community. Please take time to learn more about our District by browsing our website and viewing our District Report Card.

Our District is proud of the educational opportunities provided for our children. Thank you for your interest in our district and the educational opportunities we provide our children, preparing them for a lifetime of learning and success in a world of change.

Chad Colmone, Superintendent
Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3
815-537-5101
ccolmone@plt3.org

About The Superintendent

Chad Colmone, Superintendent

Mr. Chad Colmone is the superintendent of Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in history from Northern Illinois University in 1996. Mr. Colmone began his career in education in 1998 at Galva CUSD #224 as a high school history and government teacher. He later obtained his master of science in education degree in educational administration from Western Illinois University in 2002 and his education specialist degree from Western Illinois University in 2009. Mr. Colmone served as the principal of PLT Middle School from 2004-2016. He assumed the role of superintendent for Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3 in the spring of 2016.