Students living in Roselle are served by Roselle School District 12, parts of the Medinah School District 11, Schaumburg School Districts 54 and 211, and Bloomingdale School District 13. Spring Hills Elementary School and Roselle Middle School are located within the village of Roselle, which also serves as the location of Lake Park High School and Lincoln Academy School. Private and parochial schools are also available in or near Roselle.
Colleges, universities and trade/vocational schools located near Roselle include the College of DuPage, DeVry Institute of Technology, William Rainey Harper College, Wheaton College, Elmhurst College, Oakton Community College, and Benedictine University.
Economy & Job Market
As a bedroom community with an agricultural past, residents generally commute to the greater Chicagoland area for business. Industries that offer plenty of employment opportunities to the residents of Roselle include health care; professional, scientific and technical services; finance and insurance; commercial real estate and construction; and education. Since Roselle is located approximately 30 miles from the city of Chicago, the economy and job market is quite strong and steady. Chicago is home to many major companies, including Boeing, CDW, Motorola, Allstate, Kraft Foods, and CNA Financial Corporation, to name a few. Additionally, commercial real estate and gentrification of older city neighborhoods are booming in the greater Chicagoland area with the Trump Tower Chicago, Shangri-La Hotel and Chicago Spire calling this city home.
Attractions & Points of Interest
For the historically and culturally-minded, Roselle offers many museums within a 20-mile radius, including Arlington Heights Historical Museum, DuPage County Historical Museum, Elmhurst Art Museum, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, and Rolling Meadows Historical Museum, to name a few. If you're interested in visiting some sites of interest, head on over to Oak Park and take a tour of the 25 surviving and refurbished Frank Lloyd Wright homes and public structures. A walking tour of Wright's home and studio are also available for the public. For the literary-minded, be sure to visit Ernest Hemingway's birthplace and museum, also located in Oak Park.
Live theatre patrons will be pleased to know that there are a few theatres and venues within the area for them to enjoy. The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights holds symphonic performances, Broadway plays, musical performances of different genres, and even dance concerts in its 350-seat theatre throughout the year. A ballroom, four classrooms and 13 music studios are also located inside the Centre. For a different take on the opera, check out Opera In Focus, with puppets performing some of the most popular operas at the Rolling Meadows Park District Theatres in Rolling Meadows. And if you're in the mood for some comedy, head on over to Zanie's Comedy Club at the Pheasant Run Resort.
Parks & Recreation
The village of Roselle has 10 parks all within its immediate area, including the Mallard Lakes Forest Preserve. Residents enjoy spending their days jogging, biking, and if the park permits, fishing and boating during their free time as Roselle offers residents many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.
Excellent resorts and country clubs offer leisure and recreation for residents and visitors alike. The renowned Medinah Country Club is a private member-owned country club and golf course that features 640 acres of property and 18,000 trees. Its pristine beauty and exceptional construction have made it the home of many major tournaments, including the PGA Championship of 2006.
The beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright themed Hilton Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale is set on 260 acres of magnificently landscaped hills and encompasses 27 holes of championship golf. For traveling professionals and local businesses it offers a state-of-the-art conference center, and for leisure and play, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, three lighted tennis courts, a spa, sand volleyball and 18 holes of miniature golf.
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