999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Hours: 8AM – 4PM

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

School Board & Administration



CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.



School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Middle School Report Card Grading Scales

Academic Scale

A (advanced): Demonstrates excellent scholarship at the student’s level of instruction. Consistently demonstrates thorough understanding of the standards and can apply concepts and skills.

B (proficient): Is doing above average work at the student’s level of instruction and achieves at a high level.  Demonstrates understanding of the standards and independently uses concepts and skills.

C (developing): Exhibits average work at the student’s level of instruction and demonstrates basic understanding of standards.  With support, uses concepts and skills.

D (deficient): Is doing below average work at the student’s level of instruction.  Does not yet independently demonstrate understanding of concepts and skills.

W (academic warning): Has not yet met the minimum requirements of the course objectives at the student’s level of instruction.  Requires intensive support.


Special Circumstance

I (incomplete): Prolonged excused absence and student is in the process of making up missed learning opportunities and assignments

N (no grade): No grade given.  Please contact teacher or principal if you have questions.


Learner Qualities

Self-Directed Learner

Actively engages in learning activities, participates in classroom discussions, manages time effectively in all settings.

Quality Producer

Puts forth a high degree of effort, strives to produce quality work.

Collaborative Worker

Works cooperatively with others, demonstrates on-task behavior during group work.

Respectful and Responsible Citizen

Shows respect for the school community, contributes positively to the class and school, conducts self within the established norms of behavior, accepts responsibility for own actions.


Learner Quality Scale

Meeting (M)

  • Consistently demonstrates understanding of the Learner Quality.
  • Meeting grade-level expectations independently or with occasional support.

Progressing (P)

  • Demonstrates understanding of the Learner Quality.
  • Progressing toward meeting grade-level expectations with frequent support.

Developing (Dev)

  • Developing understanding of the Learner Quality.
  • Consistently requiring support to meet grade-level expectations.