Oak Park School District 97 News

District 97 is seeking dedicated individuals from the community with backgrounds in finance, banking or accounting who are interested in applying to serve in a voluntary capacit...

This year, District 97 is launching a campaign titled "We are D97." As part of this campaign, we plan to profile one student or staff member each month to help highlig...

Julian Middle School has been named a Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School for its efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and w...

District 97's prekindergarten program (PKP) has earned the Gold Circle of Quality in ExceleRate Illinois, which is the state’s quality recognition and improv...

Monica Collins and Dawn Deaton from District 97 have earned awards in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education’s "Those Who Excel" educator re...

District 97 Superintendent Carol Kelley will host a series of community cafés during the 2018-19 school year to connect with the district's families and the Oak ...

Each year, the student fee structure is reviewed to determine whether the charges are aligned with the associated expense. Given the economic times and consideration for our par...

Please click the link below for information about the District 97 Garden Tour on Saturday, Aug. 18. Garden Tour Guide (includes map and details)

On Monday, August 6, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Theresa Silva to the position of interim principal for Lincoln Elementary School fo...

During its meeting on July 17, 2018, the District 97 Board of Education authorized the development of bid documents for the expansion projects that are scheduled to take place a...

During the past few weeks, we have been investigating options for replacing Dr. Lisa Carlos, who resigned as the principal of Lincoln Elementary School on June 18. After explori...

In June, the Board of Education and Oak Park Teachers' Association (OPTA) reached an agreement on a new teacher contract. One of the notable changes in this contract is...

Dr. Lisa Carlos has resigned as the principal of Lincoln Elementary School to accept a principal position with Community Consolidated School District 62 in Des Plaines. Her fina...

The District 97 Board of Education, administration and Oak Park Teachers’ Association (OPTA) are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement on a new te...

District 97's World Language Advisory Committee (WLAC) wrapped up the 2017-18 school year on May 14 with the presentation of the Spring 2018 Quixote Awards. The award...

Lincoln Elementary School was named a second place winner in the primary school category for the 2017-18 Global Virtual Classroom contest – a free online program that brin...