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* Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) special program
** Offers Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) & Gifted Academy special programs
*** Offers Adult Education program

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Lathrop Families

At Lathrop Elementary School, we put students first. Our vision is to provide a first-class public education for Rockford families.

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Meet the Principal

Penny El-Azhari

My name is Penelope El-Azhari, although my school community knows me as Mrs. Penny. I have been a RPS 205 administrator for 18 years, and the principal of Julia Lathrop Elementary for eight years.
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District

By The Numbers

26,672

Students Enrolled

70

Spoken Languages

2,690

Early Childhood Students

5

Special Programs

14

College and Career Academy Pathways

323

Student Ambassadors