Portrait of District 39 Scholar


Mission: A Wilmette District 39 education engages, empowers, and inspires students to lead academically successful, socially responsible, compassionate, and purposeful lives.

Our Vision

Wilmette District 39 will foster a thriving learning community that cultivates growth through:

Engaged Learning

  • Ensuring a strong foundation of purpose, skills and knowledge.
  • Providing tailored, real-world learning opportunities through a relevant, inspiring educational model.
  • Building on interests and strengths while ensuring complexity and challenge.

Empowered Mindset

  • Embracing continuous growth for each student.
  • Nurturing creativity, curiosity, and risk-taking.
  • Promoting a sense of responsibility to address local and global challenges.

Inspired Community

  • Strengthening relationships between and among students, staff, families, and the broader community.
  • Prioritizing health and well-being through an accept- ing, supportive, and representative environment for all students and staff.
  • Cultivating a community that embraces and benefits from the unique identities, abilities, and perspectives of all members.