Mission & Vision

In 2012, the Board of Education approved new mission and vision statements for District 401. These statements replaced versions that were nearly a decade old.

District 401 Mission Statement 

Elmwood Park CUSD 401, a unit district in a suburban community with a small town feel, strives to cultivate the following: 

  • 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

District 401 Vision Statement

The vision of Elmwood Park CUSD 401 is to inspire minds in the pursuit of excellence.