Oak Park School District 97 News

After participating in auditions that drew more than 1,500 children from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, students from Brooks and Julian middle schools were selected to be ...

We want to thank the families and community members who have engaged in what has been a very positive and productive dialogue about the policies and procedures we have in place ...

In an effort to provide the community with additional insight into the work of the District 97 Board of Education, we have decided to create a series of videos that will fe...

Title I is a federal grant designed to serve students who are at risk of academic failure by providing additional instructional support. Each year the district must reapply...

Dear District 97 Families,  We realize that members of our community may be frightened or concerned following the recent decision regarding the Deferred Action for Child...

Several members of the District 97 community have earned awards in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education’s “Those Who Excel” educator recognit...

District 97 Launches New Websites

Oak Park residents are scheduled to receive the second installment of their property tax bills during the first week of July. These bills will reflect the one percent limiting r...

During its meeting on June 23, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Jeanne Keane as the senior director of buildings and grounds. She will begin ...

During its meeting on June 23, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Donna Middleton as the director of special education. Middleton will be repla...

Below is a statement from District 97 regarding the decision to restore the media assistant positions at all 10 of our buildings for the 2017-18 school year.  During the pa...

On April 4, 2017, the voters of Oak Park passed two referenda questions that will enable District 97 to fund projects aimed at advancing our vision of creating a positive learni...

In an effort to get kids ages 5 to 13 to stay active and explore their parks and community, the Park District of Oak Park has established the Parks Passport Program. The program...

On Thursday, May 18, the members of District 97's Student Advisory Panel will be hosting a town hall for children in grades three through eight at Julian Middle School from 6 p....

During its meeting on May 9, 2017, the District 97 Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Eboney Lofton as the senior director of special services. Lofton wi...

Students from Mann and Lincoln elementary schools recently competed in the Global Virtual Classroom Contest, which is a free online collaborative learning project that fosters c...