Oak Park School District 97 News

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...

Need assistance scanning and uploading your proof of residency for your returning student’s registration? The district will have designated "Residency Upload Day...

Returning Student Registration Returning student registration will begin Monday, May 7, 2018, and will close on Monday, May 21, 2018. This three-step, online-only process wil...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97, River Forest District 90 and Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 are pleased to introduce a new mental health resource for...

During its meeting on April 24, 2018, the District 97 Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year contract extension for regular and special education transport...

During its meeting on April 24, 2018, the District 97 Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of John Chase as the district's new coordinator of safety ...

The District 97 Board of Education is currently in the process of creating a policy that will not only formalize its steadfast commitment to equity but also guide the ...

The District 97 Board of Education is currently in the process of creating a policy that will not only formalize its steadfast commitment to equity but also guide the ...

Elementary schools in Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will host open houses this May for incoming kindergarten families. Parents and guardians who attend the even...

State law requires that Illinois public schools be in session a minimum of 176 days. As a result of this requirement, we will need to add time to the end of the school year&nbsp...

More than 525 pieces of artwork created by local elementary and middle school students will be on display during the West Suburban Consortium for Academic Excellence’s (WS...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will host its 38th annual Ethnic Festival and World Languages Day on Saturday, May 5. School and community members are invited to parti...

The district will be hosting a discussion of the book “Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguist...

During its meeting on March 13, 2018, the Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of three new administrators. The board hired Paul Starck-King as the district&r...

Below is a joint statement from the Board of Education, district administration and Oak Park Teachers' Association regarding the status of negotiati...

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2018-19 Those Who Excel Awards. While everyone who was nominated has had a profound and lasting impact on our schools an...