999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

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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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Additional food service sites added

August 27, 2020

Topic: Updates

Beginning Monday, August 31, five additional food service locations will be added for families to pick up breakfast and/or lunch for CCSD21 students. 

Meals are available on every school day from 11 AM – 1 PM:

  • All CCSD21 schools
  • School bus mobile sites
    • Willow Trails Park at Burning Bush Ln. and Apple Dr., Prospect Heights
    • Whippletree Playground by the park, Wheeling
    • Walmart parking lot (1455 E. Lake Cook Rd., Wheeling) – far corner near old Sam’s Club building
    • Fairway View Apartments in the circle by the pool, Wheeling
    • Northeast corner of Ridge Ave. & Dundee Rd. (across Ridge Ave. from Portillo’s and Kohl’s), Arlington Heights

Students eligible for free meals:

  • Students at schools meeting the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) requirements: Holmes, London, Field, Frost, Kilmer, Tarkington, Twain, and Whitman,
  • Students in pre-kindergarten at any CCSD21 school,
  • Students who have applied for and received free lunch status, or
  • Students who have letters from CCSD21 confirming they are directly certified with the Illinois State Board of Education

Students eligible for reduced-price meals:

  • Students who have applied for and received reduced-price lunch status

All students, regardless of their qualification for a free, reduced-price, or paid meal will need to provide their name and student ID number to access meals. The student does not need to be present at the CCSD21 school to pick up a meal(s), but the individual receiving the meal(s) must provide the student’s ID number.


Meal costs

The cost of a full-price breakfast is $1.30 and a reduced-price breakfast is $0.30. The cost of a full-price lunch is $2.85 and a reduced-price lunch is $0.40. Funds can be added to a student’s MyMealtime account online or by bringing cash or a check to any school. Cash, check, or card payments will not be accepted at pick-up sites.

For more information, contact Cindy Kile, at [email protected] or 847-520-2706.