Oak Park School District 97 News

This is a reminder that all District 97 schools and offices will be open on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. In accordance with school code, we will recognize Indigenous Peoples&#...

The following letter was sent to all District 97 families on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from Faith Cole, the district's director of Multi-Tiered System of Support. Dear Distr...

Six individuals from District 97 have earned awards in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education’s "Those Who Excel" educator recognition ...

Update: Sept. 4, 2019 Please be advised that students using the alternative safe walking route on Oak Park Avenue will be required to use the sidewalk on the east side of the...

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...

District 97 is committed to creating a learning environment that preserves, protects and supports the health and safety of all our students. It is with this important goal in mi...

Dear District 97 Families and Community Members, Thank you! Once again, you have proven your willingness to support and partner with us to enhance the educational opportuniti...

During its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the District 97 Board of Education approved the appointment of Amanda Siegfried as the district’s director of communications, effec...

Dear District 97 Families and Community Members, Our Aug. 14 feedback session was a HUGE next step in engaging our community around the issue of equity. This is a t...

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! I hope your summer has been filled with opportunities to relax, recharge, and enjoy quality time with loved ones. We have been busy planning ...

District 97 families and Oak Park community members are invited to attend two upcoming engagement sessions on the implementation of the district's equity policy. The spec...

Chris Jasculca has resigned from his position as the district’s senior director of policy, planning and communication to accept the position of director of communications ...

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation and the James A. Gates Scholarship committee selected Stephanie Suerth as the recipient of the 2019 James A. Gates Oak P...

We have had an incredible response to the call for applications for our early childhood blended classrooms, and appreciate the community's interest in this opportunity. Due ...

Brooks and Julian were among the 148 middle schools in the nation to be named Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for the 2018-19 school year. This is the sec...

District 97 is seeking dedicated individuals from the community who are interested in taking an active role in shaping the future of our schools by applying to serve in a volunt...