Key Facts

  • Key Facts

    Woodland School District 50 is an elementary district located in northern Lake County. Composed of Early Childhood through Grade 8, it is one of the largest school districts in the State of Illinois. Woodland School District 50 encompasses 33 square miles and educates approximately 5,700 students.

    Woodland School District 50 serves all of unincorporated Gages Lake and Wildwood and parts of Gurnee, Grayslake, Park City, Third Lake, Old Mill Creek, Wadsworth, Lindenhurst, and Waukegan.

    There are four school buildings in District 50. 
    - Primary (Early Childhood and Kindergarten)
    - Elementary (Grades 1-3)
    - Intermediate (Grades 4-5)
    - Middle (Grades 6-8)

    Review the Illinois School Report Cards for detailed information about each of our schools.

    Our Students

    Woodland School District 50 serves approximately 5,700 students, which includes 33 percent low-income and 17 percent English Language Learners.  The student body composition is approximately 44% Caucasian, 31.6% Hispanic, 11.4% Asian, 7.1% African American, 5.5% Multi-racial, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Hawaiian Pacific Islander. Our students speak more than 40 different languages.

    Our Staff

    The dedicated staff of Woodland School District 50 is composed of 518 certified and 350 support staff members. Our retention rate is 96.4 percent and approximately 85% of the certified staff have earned advanced degrees.

    Our Mission Statement

    Woodland School District 50 empowers our children to reach their potential by providing exceptional learning experiences that foster critical thinking in a nurturing learning community.

    Our Vision

    Together, inspring tomorrow's creators, thinkers and leaders.