The Legacy Academy of Excellence Board of Directors meeting will be Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00pm. It will be held in the Legacy Academy Gymnasium at 4029 Prairie Road, Rockford, Illinois 61102. The Public Notice and Agenda can be viewed by clicking this link.

Legacy’s November 18,_2014_MeetingNoticeAgenda

To obtain a copy of the Request Form to address the Board of Directors, please click here. Request to Speak to LAECS Board

Future meeting dates can be viewed on our Calender of Events page.


Welcome to the web site for the Legacy Academy of Excellence Charter School in Rockford, Illinois.

Legacy’s vision is to instill a lifelong passion for learning among all its students; ensuring that all learners, regardless of economic and social background, succeed academically and become contributing citizens of a global society.

Our mission is to develop and nurture students to excel academically and socially by:
• Providing a rigorous curriculum
• Maintaining high standards of performance
• Establishing systems of accountability
• Utilizing data driven instructional strategies
• Extensively training and developing staff
• Promoting purposeful living through self-reflection, self-direction and self-expression
• Celebrating individual, family and cultural differences

To learn more about our vision and mission feel free to follow these links:

Mission and Vision Statement


Absences – Please remember to call your child in each day that they are absent.

Lost and Found – The Lost and Found is located outside of the gym.  Please look to see if anything you are missing is in one of the boxes!

Missing Assignment Policy – All Legacy students, K – 6, will bring home a missing assignment log at the end of each instructional week, beginning Friday, April 8, 2011. Parents will sign the log and return it to the school with their child on Monday morning. Please note that each child will have a log, even if they have no missing assignments.

School Uniforms – To help create an environment conducive to learning, students at the Legacy Academy of Excellence Charter School are required to wear simple uniforms. This policy is designed to permit students to focus their attention on academics and on those aspects of their personalities that are truly important.  To see our complete uniform policy, click on the following link.