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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Chromebook insurance

Based on the work of middle school students and a diverse committee of School District 21 parents, School District 21 is requiring that all 3rd – 8th Graders participate in the District’s Chromebook Student Device Self-Insurance program for middle school families for the 2019-2020 school year.

The annual cost is $25 per student per year and is billed as part of student registration fees. The Student Device Self-Insurance Program is a school fee. The fee waiver program applies equally to the Student Device Self-Insurance Program as to any other required school fee per Board policy.

Even over three years of middle school, at $25 per year, the total cost of $75 for three years is significantly less than the current cost of a graphing calculator for eighth grade, which will no longer be needed due to the inclusion of a graphing calculator app on the Chromebook.

The School District 21 Self-Insurance Program covers accidental breakage with the exception of those incidents when School District 21 staff members have determined that the student willfully broke the device with malicious intent or in which there was gross negligence. Examples of the nature of accidents that are covered include: accidentally spilling water on the keyboard while working at home on the device, accidentally breaking the device’s screen while transporting it to or from school. There will be a deductible charge for each incident in which the Self-Insurance Program is applied to fixing a student device. For the 2019-2020 school year, the deductible amount will be $20 per incident.

If the device is lost, the student and his or her family are responsible for the full cost of the replacement of the device (2019-2020 maximum replacement charge: $335.00). Students and families who choose not to participate in the School District 21 Self-Insurance Program are responsible for the full cost of any repair outside of those that are covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. The full cost of the repair may be as high as the cost of the replacement of the device (2019-2020 maximum replacement charge: $335.00).