Serving over 3,700 students on 11 campuses, District 108 is acknowledged throughout Illinois as a high-quality school system for students in preschool through eighth grade. Employees in the district have been recognized locally and at the state level for quality in teaching and learning.
District 108 uses the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Model for continuous improvement. The district values training, using it to encourage both individual and organizational innovation and excellence. The district also values customer feedback, using it to guide improvement efforts.
At District 108, student performance in reading, writing and mathematics rates above achievement goals set by the State of Illinois as shown in our school report cards. Students demonstrate extracurricular success by capturing state and world competition titles (Band, Suzuki Orchestra, Scholastic Bowl, Athletics, Destination/Imagination,Young Authors).
Among the list of District 108's awards and accolades are several National Blue Ribbon School Awards, Illinois Spotlight School Awards, Illinois Academic Improvement Awards, Academic Excellence Awards, and the Lincoln Award for the Achievement of Excellence.
District 108 is committed to a technologically integrated working environment for its students and staff. All classrooms have access to the latest technology. The typical classroom has computer workstations, a teacher workstation, a printer, Internet access, a document camera and a SMARTBoard.