Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, will provide all students with a well-rounded education empowering them to become the next generation of critical thinkers who will lead their communities.
Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, will apply inquiry-based strategies within the curriculum and foster a culturally responsive, caring and safe environment that addresses the instructional needs of all students while developing leadership skills and opportunities.
Westchester is located in Cook County, 14 miles west of downtown Chicago. Three tollway systems (290, 294, and I-88) allow easy access to our suburban community. With a current population of close to 17,000, Westchester prides itself as a middle class neighborhood community where both young and old work together to form an active village. The diverse mix of ethnic and cultural groups enriches the community. Through partnerships within the local governmental agencies, the community meets the needs of its youngest members. The community proudly supports three public elementary schools, two Catholic elementary schools and one Catholic high school.
Westchester Public Schools, District 92½, consists of three elementary schools that serve students residing within district boundaries. The Westchester Primary Schools serves students in Early Childhood/Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2. Students in Grades 3 through 5 attend the Westchester Intermediate School. The Westchester Middle School serves students in Grade 6 through 8. The District has an enrollment of approximately 1,160 students. All schools offer hot lunch programs. The District provides transportation for students who must cross main arterial streets.