Fast FactsWelcome to Glen Ellyn School District 41
- serving students from parts of Glendale Heights, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Lombard and Wheaton.
District 41 is known for high academic achievement, a strong sense of community and active family involvement. We value what we have in common, learn from our differences and honor diversity in language, culture and ability. We serve about 3,600 children from Pre- Kindergarten through eighth grade in four elementary schools and one junior high. Visit www.d41.org to subscribe to E-News and for up-to-date information.
We serve parts of Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Lombard and Wheaton. Our boundaries go roughly from Route 53 on the east, President Street on the west, Roosevelt Road (Route 38) on the south and North Avenue (Route 64) on the north. Our graduates attend Glenbard West High School in Glenbard District 87.
Our students do well on national, state and local measures of achievement, performing in the top 10% of the state, according to the 2021 - 2022 Illinois School Report Card. Our comprehensive curriculum is similar to that of other high-performing districts, and includes Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Science, Art, Music and Physical Education. Spanish starts in first grade, and there is a dual-language option that begins in kindergarten. In addition, Hadley Junior High students receive instruction in Technology, Health, Life Skills, Study Skills and Foreign Language. Hadley also offers a range of electives; examples of these are band, orchestra, drama, cooking and lego-robotics.
Programs and Services
We offer many programs and services to meet the needs of all learners, such as English Language Learning and Special Education services. In addition to highly skilled teachers, professionals such as Math, Literacy and Advanced and Enrichment Specialists; Problem- Based Learning Coaches; Social Workers; Psychologists; School Nurses; Counselors; Aides and others work together to provide support as needed. We also reach out to families with services such as translation, parenting classes and bilingual technology instruction.
Board of Education
Informed community members are important to the success of the district and of our children. We encourage you to attend Board of Education meetings and become involved. The board makes policy and expenditure decisions in an open process and always welcomes public input. Board contact information, meeting dates, minutes, highlights and recordings are posted HERE .
Financial information is regularly reported and posted HERE. District 41 operates at a per-pupil cost that is commensurate with or less than comparable districts. Our independent audit finds our finances to be healthy and well managed. Visit our Finances webpage and the Transparency webpage HERE for more information.
Questions? Call the Central Services Office at (630) 790-6400.