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Local Governments in Illinois: School Districts in Cook County

A guide to general and special purpose local governments in Illinois.

Directories of Local Government

Independent School Districts in Cook County*

All independent school districts in Illinois are  governed by school boards comprised of seven members, serving four-year staggered terms. Members are elected at-large during the Consolidated Election in April of each odd-numbered year. The boards are responsible for hiring a superintendent to ensure that schools are managed in accordance with State of Illinois laws and policies set forth by the board.

* This section is still under development. Only school districts serving Evanston are currently listed.

Community College Districts in Cook County*

* This section is still under development. Only community college districts serving Evanston are currently listed.

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