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About District 57
Preparing children to learn and succeed in a changing world
District 57 Community and Schools
Serving over 2,000 pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students in and around the central business district of Mount Prospect, Illinois, Mount Prospect Public School District 57 encompasses 4.3 square miles, including approximately 10,000 households. A map of District 57 attendance boundaries is available on our web site.
District 57 operates four schools: Westbrook School for Young Learners, Fairview Elementary School, Lions Park Elementary School, and Lincoln Middle School. Students attend Westbrook for our Early Childhood program, Before and After School program and Kindergarten. Students from Fairview and Lions Park attend middle school at Lincoln, and upon graduation from eighth grade, most District 57 students attend Prospect High School in Township High School District 214.
District 57 Students
Student enrollment for the 2007-08 school year is 2,019 students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. With our most recent enrollment numbers, the District 57 student population has increased for the twentieth straight year. We have added sections at both our elementary buildings and are maintaining an average class size of 22 students at those buildings. Projections predict a fairly stable enrollment pattern during the next decade.
District 57 Employees
District 57 employs approximately 170 certificated employees (teachers and administrative staff), and 130 support personnel. The Mount Prospect Education Association, a local association affiliated with the Illinois Education Association and the National Education Association, is the bargaining unit representing teachers in District 57.
District 57 Programs
Please follow the following links for information on District 57 Programs:
* Grade Level Objectives
* Special Services
* Circle of Friends Preschool Program
* Kids' Corner Before and After School Program
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