District 211 Adopts New Mission Statement, Core Values


click to enlarge

The District 211 Board of Education adopted a new mission statement as well as new value statements at its August 18, 2016 meeting.

On July 18 and 19, 2016, the Board of Education met with a facilitator and members of the administration for approximately 12 hours to develop a multi-year strategic plan using information gathered through the community engagement initiative.

The new statement and set of value statements will define the common mission of District 211 and serve to guide the priorities from the District’s strategic plan in the coming years. The mission statement is as follows:

Township High School District 211 serves the educational needs of the community inspiring all students to successfully contribute to the world


click to enlarge

The 11 values statements support the District 211 mission and are as follows:

Academic Rigor

Our District values engaging curriculum built upon high-quality educational experiences to develop critical thinking.


Our District values the charge of providing thorough and accurate information with all shared stakeholders.


Our District values an open exchange of information and perspectives.

Compassion, Dignity and Respect

Our District values and honors the strengths and diversity of all individuals.

Education and Learning

Our District values the continuous pursuit of knowledge, preparation and readiness to pursue future endeavors.


Our District values systemic measures and practices to optimize the community’s resources throughout the organization.

Financial Integrity

Our District values strong fiscal management and reporting practices to ensure the highest degree of financial stewardship.


Our District values continuous improvement to advance latest educational and operational practices.


Our District values fostering a comprehensive array of enrichment experiences to support all aspects of student development.


Our District values safeguarding the welfare of all by providing a positive and respectful environment.


Our District values cultivating the healthy physical, social and emotional well-being of all.


For more information about the mission statement or value statements, please visit Board Docs.