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East Leyden High School Franklin Park, IL
East Leyden High School is a secondary school located in Franklin Park, Illinois which educates grades 9-12. Together with West Leyden High School in Northlake, Illinois, they serve the suburban communities in Franklin Park, Northlake, Rosemont, Schiller Park, River Grove, Melrose Park and unincorporated Leyden Township. Leyden has been around since 1924, and has had a Machine shop since 1942.Over the years our shop has served as a training hub for thousands of machinists.
What we do: The Machine Tool curriculum provides opportunities for students to learn about modem technical practices, industrial organizations, and the role of technology in our industrial society. Students are encouraged to explore several courses, specialize in a specific course area, and ultimately participate in the school/industry cooperative work program.Discover a Future That Works!
Today we prepare our students for industry through engaging projects and competitions.Recently, students have engaged in TMA (Tooling and Manufacturing association) precision machining contests, Skills USA CNC Programing and Precision Machining contests, and NIMS(National Institute for Metalworking Skills) projects and certificates. No matter what project we are involved with our number one goal is provide real world industry reflective skills.