Key Facts

  • Key Facts

    Woodland District 50 is an elementary school district located in northern Lake County. Composed of Early Childhood through Grade 8, Woodland is one of the largest elementary school districts in the State of Illinois, encompassing 33 square miles and educating approximately 4,600 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 4,600 students, which includes 38 percent low-income and 27.2 percent English Language Learners.  The student body composition is approximately 36% Caucasian, 37% Hispanic, 11.4% Asian, 9.9% African American, 5.2% Multi-racial, and 0.4% American Indian. Our students speak more than 42 different languages.

    Our Staff

    The dedicated staff of Woodland School District 50 is composed of 438 certified and 301 support staff members. Our retention rate is 92 percent and approximately 86.3% 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, inspiring tomorrow's creators, thinkers and leaders.