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
, 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
(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
About The 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.