About Our District 

The Waukegan Community Unit School District #60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade twelve. Our district is located on Lake Michigan just south of the Wisconsin border. The district has fifteen elementary schools, five middle schools, and a high school program divided between three buildings. We also operate preschool programs at three partnership sites. The student body of the district is rich in diversity with most of our students being Hispanic, African-American, or Caucasian.
Waukegan Community Unit School District #60 is rich in history and can trace its beginnings back to the 1860s. Our web site builds on our history and embodies our motto:

Equity + Access = Excellence

Mission
Educating students for the world of tomorrow is our top priority. Through mobilization of the entire community, we will challenge, teach and inspire our students. We will provide the resources to serve each of our students, expecting excellence from all involved. We will deliver an exciting education in a safe learning environment that celebrates our diversity and similarities in a spirit of unity and respect.

Vision
Waukegan Community School District #60 is a diverse, world-class educational institution that engages, equips and empowers all children to be successful change-agents in an ever-changing global society.


Waukegan Schools' Administrative Building, Lincoln Center, is located at 1201 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, Illinois, 60085, (224) 303-1000. Please visit our Welcome Center located at 742 West Greenwood Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087.

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