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 5,600 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 3 Dual Language, 4, 5)
- Middle (Grades 6-8)
Review the Illinois School Report Cards for detailed information about each of our schools.
Woodland School District 50 serves approximately 5,600 students, which includes 36 percent low-income and 20.2 percent English Language Learners. The student body composition is approximately 42% Caucasian, 32.3% Hispanic, 11.7% Asian, 7.6% African American, 5.6% Multi-racial, and 0.5% American Indian. Our students speak more than 42 different languages.
The dedicated staff of Woodland School District 50 is composed of 514 certified and 318 support staff members. Our retention rate is 85.7 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.
Together, inspiring tomorrow's creators, thinkers and leaders.