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College Readiness Principles

September 8, 2015

  Four Principles that Support College Readiness The Educational Policy Improvement Center, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, supported a research study in urban, suburban, and rural areas to identify . . . read more

IL State Budget Impasse

April 25, 2017

For almost two years, Illinois has operated with just a partial budget for education and a "stopgap" budget for most everything else, leading to cuts at local government entities, community service organizations and education . . . read more

Central University

April 24, 2017

Click the links below to access the Central University Mission Control Website and a helpful video explaining how to use Central University. Contact an Instructional Technologist with any questions. Central University Mission Control . . . read more

2017-2018 Registration is Now Open!

April 11, 2017

Online registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open for new and returning students. Registration for returning students is due by May 15th. New families will need to pre-register at their designated school before completing online . . . read more

March 301 Gazette

March 27, 2017

Click the link below to view the March issue of the 301 Gazette. March 301 Gazette read more

Construction at Central High School

February 3, 2017

March 27, 2017  - Phase One is under roof and concrete is in place for both the first and second floors. Interior electrical and mechanical work has begun and interior finishing will begin soon. The district awarded bids for fitness . . . read more

District 301 Mobile App

February 3, 2017

The district is pleased to announce the launch of a new District 301 mobile app! This interactive tool is a great way for families and staff to stay connected and up to date on district news. The app can be customized to receive push . . . read more

December Gazette

December 16, 2016

Please click below for the December edition of the 301 Gazette. Happy Holidays! December 301 Gazette read more

Referendum Results

November 9, 2016

"Shall the Board of Education of Central Community Unit School District Number 301, Kane and DeKalb Counties, Illinois, build and equip classroom and field house additions to and alter, repair and equip the Central High School Building, . . . read more

Early Childhood Program

October 19, 2016

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 . . . read more

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

October 13, 2016

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     read more

301 Gazette

September 29, 2016

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

Referendum Information

September 29, 2016

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 . . . read more

Referendum Calculator

September 24, 2016

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 . . . read more

May Gazette

Congratulations on another successful school year! Click below to view the last edition of the 301 Gazette for the 2015-2016 school year.  Have a safe and happy summer! May Gazette read more

Fine Arts Showcase

April 11, 2016

Please join us on Saturday, April 16th, from 9:00 am - noon at Prairie Knolls Middle School for the 6th annual Fine Arts Showcase featuring K-8 visual and performing arts. From sketches and paintings to choir and band performances, there . . . read more

301 Gazette

March 29, 2016

Please click on the link below to view the March edition of the 301 Gazette, Central District 301's newsletter. If you would like to have future editions sent to you, please  email  or call Mandi Bavaro (847-464-6005) to . . . read more

2016 - 2017 Registration

  Returning Student Registration Registration for the 2016-2017 school year for returning students in all grades is now open. Please complete online registration at your earliest convenience. All registrations are now . . . read more

301 Gazette

December 18, 2015

Please click on the link below to view the December edition of the 301 Gazette, Central District 301's newsletter. If you would like to have future editions sent to you, please email or call Mandi Bavaro (847-464-6005) to be added . . . read more

Focus Group FAQs

December 7, 2015

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions raised at the Community Focus Group meetings held in October and November. Please click on the link below to view these questions and our responses. If you have any further questions, . . . read more

Focus Group Information and Updates

November 5, 2015

Community Focus Groups were held on Tuesday, October 27th and Tuesday, November 3rd. The purpose of these meetings was to share information about District 301's enrollment trends and gain some insight and ideas for possible solutions . . . read more

301 Gazette

District 301 is pleased to share our new district newsletter, the 301 Gazette. If you are a member of our community who would like to have future newsletters sent to you, please email or call Mandi Bavaro (847-464-6005) to be added to . . . read more

Going 1:1 in District 301

October 6, 2015

All students in Central District 301 have received a device as part of the District's 1:1 initiative. Students in kindergarten and 1st grade now have Google Nexus tablets and students in grades 2 through 12 have received Chromebooks. The . . . read more

How to find out about District 301 weather-related closings

February 19, 2015

Central Community Unit School District 301 families are reminded that there are multiple places to check for information about weather-related closings.    Information will be released through:      - A . . . read more

Central 301 RFP Bid Information

December 17, 2014

Below you will find the documents  necessary to bid on Central 301's fiber optic and microwave connection initiatives.  Please complete and submit the RFP and W-9 as specified in the process schedule.  IRS Form . . . read more

Elementary Boundary Changes

Board Approved Elementary Attendance Boundaries to Begin with the 2014 – 2015 School Year   As was noted through several discussions the community of Elgin is one of the fastest growing communities in Illinois.  Central . . . read more

Milken Educator Award

A great event took place at Prairie Knolls Middle School. One of our very own, Melissa Leisner, was awarded the Milken Educator Award for Teaching. Melissa was caught by surprise when her name was announced at a building-wide assembly in . . . read more

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