CONTACT CCSD21

999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Hours: 8AM – 4PM

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

School Board & Administration


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

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 21 TEAM

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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Parent Portal – Understanding the grades

Student assessment in School District 21 is designed to provide students, parents, and teachers with information about what students know and are able to do that can be used to plan even more effective learning opportunities for each student in the future.

With this goal in mind, there are typically three types of assessments that teachers and teams will utilize and record in their electronic Gradebooks:

  • General assessments–Checks for understanding on a wide range of concepts, content, and skills or a single, specific concept, set of facts, or skill from the District 21 Curriculum Frameworks (may include exit slips, check-ups, written responses, blog entries, tests, quizzes, project rubrics, etc.)
  • Power Standards assessments–Checks for understanding that specifically focus on one or more District 21 Power Standard, the most important elements of the grade level curriculum (may include exit slips, check-ups, written responses, blog entries, tests, quizzes, project rubrics, etc.)
  • Learner Quality assessments–Observations, check-ins, checklists, and rubrics that focus on student growth in one or more of the District 21 Learner Qualities