Background Checks

A background check is required for people who want to serve as a chaperone on a field trip. To obtain a one-time background check, please come to the District 97 administration building, which is located at 260 Madison Street.

Background checks are done Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; no appointment is necessary. Please bring your driver’s license or State ID. It takes approximately 24 to 72 hours to receive your results. Please call the district office at 708-524-3000 for more information.