The new Cherry Valley Elementary School is located between Swanson Parkway and Perryville Road, south of Harrison Avenue. The address is 6754 Armer Drive, Rockford, IL 61109. The 86,000 square-foot school will serve students in the Cherry Valley/White Swan and Thompson elementary school attendance zones.
The former Cherry Valley Elementary School will be demolished and become property of the Village of Cherry Valley through an intergovernmental agreement. White Swan and Thompson elementary schools will also be demolished and become property of the Rockford Park District through an intergovernmental agreement. The new school will have four strands (four first grade classrooms, four second grade classrooms, four third grade classrooms, etc.). Cherry Valley opened for students at the start of the 2018-19 school year.
The new elementary school was officially named Cherry Valley Elementary School at the Jan. 9, 2018 Rockford School Board meeting.