Mission Statement & Fast Facts


    Mission Statement:

    Empowering All Students: Learners Today - Leaders Tomorrow 


    Fast Facts: 

    - Employment: approximately 1,200 certified and non-certified staff members and administrators

    - Enrollment: approximately 7,300 students Pre-K through 8th grade

    - Schools: 9 elementary, 3 middle, and 1 early childhood center

    - Area served: the District spans an area of 44 square miles including Crystal Lake, Lakewood, and parts of Lake in the Hills, Cary, Woodstock, Huntley, Bull Valley, and McHenry 

    - Transportation: District 47 jointly operates the Transportation Joint Agreement (TJA) with District 155 providing bus transportation for students who live 1.5 miles or more from school.