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Referendum Information

On November 8, 2016 the voters of Central 301 will decide whether or not to approve a $22 million referendum to complete the build out of Central High School with the addition of 12 classrooms and a field house. The district is rapidly growing. Since September 15th of last year, the district has added 232 new students across all grade levels. Our current high school enrollment is 1051 and will reach 1214 by the 2019-2020 school year, . . .

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Referendum Calculator

In an effort to provide our community a better understanding of how a successful referendum might impact their household finances, we have created a web-based tax calculator illustrating the impact of the projected school tax rate. To utilize this tool, you will need to have your most recent tax bill ready .     . . .

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Bond & Interest Tax Rate Analysis with Estimated Impact on District Homeowners

We invite you to view the video below to learn more about the Bond and Interest tax rate and how it impacts homeowners in District 301. The video was provided by PMA Securities.‚Äč    

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Plato Center Celebration

Thank you to all of those who helped us celebrate Plato Center School on Saturday, October 15th! We had a tremendous turnout and enjoyed hearing the wonderful memories shared by many in our community. If you were unable to attend the event but would like to request an exterior brick or piece of wood from the gym floor, please click  here  to complete a request form. Requests will be accepted through October 31st. . . .

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Early Childhood Program

District 301 is currently accepting three- and four-year-old students into our Early Childhood Program at Howard B. Thomas Grade School. Please visit the Early Childhood webpage or contact Julie Salamone at 847-464-6008 ext. 8819 or julie.salamone@central301.net for more information.

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301 Gazette

Please click the link below to view the first 301 Gazette for the 2016-2017 school year. September 301 Gazette  

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