Evanston/Skokie School District 65

  • IL


1500 McDaniel Avenue

United States

About Us

Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes 

Evanston/Skokie CC School District 65 is a K-8 school district serving more than 7,000 students from Evanston and small neighboring section of Skokie, Illinois. 

The district has ten elementary schools, two K-8 magnet schools, three middle schools and other centers and schools servicing students with special needs and pre-school aged children. Administrative offices are located at the Joseph E. Hill Education Center, 1500 McDaniel Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 Phone: 847 859-8000. 

In District 65 families find: 
-caring adults who genuinely want what is best for children 
-highly qualified teachers, most with a Master's Degree and above 
-engaging curriculum 
-a diverse student population 
-low student-teacher ratios 
-instructional technology tools that enrich the curriculum 
-opportunities in drama, fine arts, clubs and more. 

District 65 is a member in good standing with the National School Board Association (NSBA), Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB), the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN), the Consortium for Educational Change (CEC) which is affiliated with the Illinois Education Association and works to improve student learning and achievement, the local Joint Legislative Task Force (JLTF) comprised of district administrators, school board members and local citizens. District 65 does not engage in direct lobbying efforts but is a member of Ed-Red Illinois, an advocate for local suburban school districts in legislative matters related to education.