Brief Description of District 401


Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/4a, portions of which require a public body to post on its website a brief description of itself, District 401 provides the following information as specified in the statute.

This required description includes the public body's purpose, administrative organizational chart, operating budget, number and location of separate offices, workforce information and governing-board information.


Purpose


Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401 is organized and operates as a Unit District serving the educational needs of children in grades pre-K through 12 and others as required by the Illinois School Code.

Mission & Vision

Long-Range Plan & Goals


Organizational Chart


District 401 Administrative Organizational Chart


Operating Budget


Operating funds are defined as the following funds: education, operations and maintenance, transportation and working cash.

District 401's revenue for 2017-18 operational spending is about $36 million. Expenditures for operational spending are approximately $37.4 million. The complete budget can be found here:

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget


Number and Location of Separate Offices


District 401 maintains a District Office and five schools. The District Office is located within the Elmwood Park High School building.


District Office



► Early Childhood Center



► Elmwood Elementary School



► John Mills Elementary School



► Elm Middle School



► Elmwood Park High School



Employees


District 401 has a workforce of approximately 320 full- and part-time employees.

District Office Directory

Buildings & Grounds Directory

Early Childhood Center Directory

Elmwood Elementary School Directory

John Mills Elementary School Directory

Elm Middle School Directory

Elmwood Park High School Directory


Board of Education


District 401 is governed by a Board of Education consisting of seven elected members. The Board’s current members are:

► Mrs. Mary Bruscato (President) 

► Mrs. Sue Capraro (Secretary) 

► Mr. Frank J. Parisi (Vice President)

► Mrs. Lauren M. Platt 

► Mr. Jonathan M. Rivera

► Mr. Michael V. Scheidt

► Mr. Peter A. Volpe 

To communicate with the entire Board, please use this email link. Individuals may also submit questions or communications for the Board's consideration to District 401 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade