About District 401
The District serves the village residents of Elmwood Park, Ill., a Near West suburb of Chicago with a population of approximately 24,000. Our five schools provide a comprehensive public education to some 2,862 students in grades PK through 12.
► Individualized social-emotional learning processes
► Rigorous academics fostering inquisitive minds prepared for critical thinking
► Active, engaged partnerships with the community and parents
► Innovative uses of 21st-century technologies for teaching and learning
► Elmwood Elementary Commendable School Designation
► John Mills Elementary Commendable School Designation
► Elm Middle Commendable School Designation
► Elmwood Park High Commendable School Designation
The District is here to provide the necessary resources and supports for academic success and social learning. Together, these resources and supports make District 401 a place where the phrase "An Invitation to Opportunity" encapsulates everything we do for our students.
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