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Welcome to District 109

Our Mission...

Wilmot 5th Grade Science Class

Here in Deerfield Public Schools District 109 we believe challenging experiences foster confidence, collaborative relationships build community, and creative environments ignite curiosity. Our mission is rooted in the belief that

every student has the potential to succeed, and it's our commitment to nurture their growth emotionally, socially, and academically. With our vision set firmly ahead, we aim to develop each student into resilient individuals, socially adept citizens, and academically prepared learners. By forging connections within, across, and beyond our classrooms, and by embracing the uniqueness of each student, we strive to create an inclusive environment where every individual thrives. 

What Does The #109Way Mean?

It's the 109 Way Every Single Day

In District 109 We...

Caruso Arcade Science

Believe that students construct meaning through authentic experiences, imaginative play, and intellectual challenge.

  • Prioritize social-emotional skills as the foundational building block to academic skills.
  • Commit to inclusive practices that ensure equitable outcomes across educational environments for all students.
  • Embrace people of all identities, races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, abilities, orientations, education levels, national origins, or any other distinguishing characteristics or trait.
  • Engage our educators and all other stakeholders in respectful and professional dialogue to make decisions that are best for our students.

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