• On Tuesday, March 17 registered voters in the D45 community overwhelmingly passed a $30 million bond referendum, which will greatly impact the future of our schools. According to preliminary results, the question was approved by voters with 61.36% yes votes and 38.64% no votes. The District and our Board of Education would like to thank you for your continued support.

    The project is underway. Meetings have begun with architects and the district has started the process of collecting bids for various aspects of the project. As more details emerge, updates will continue to be made on the Referendum section of this website.

    Please take a moment and read a thank you message from D45 Board President, Judith Degnan.

  • Our community proudly participates in our district, working together as a family to meet the needs of our students. This collaborative effort helps prepare our students for dynamic learning so they are ready for an ever-changing world. This is helping make our district a learning community of choice, with environments that support student learning and district finances that prioritize investments in our classrooms. As a result, all eight of our schools are rated exemplary or commendable by the Illinois State Board of Education.
  • However, our schools face significant challenges. To meet these challenges, members of our community came together to collaborate on a plan that will:

  • A $30 million referendum will appear on the March 17th ballot.

    This will be a significant refresh for our district, removing the barriers staff currently faces as they work to implement our curriculum. By upgrading all our buildings and modernizing classrooms, we will improve the educational experience for all our families.


    Detailed Overview

    Join us at an upcoming Town Hall or Open House to learn more about this $30 million referendum appearing on your March 17th ballot. Ask questions, gain more information, or see firsthand why improvements are needed.

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