By fostering a safe, nurturing and equitable environment, CHSD 218 enables all individuals to thrive in a diverse learning community, rich in opportunity for growth, and to reflect on challenging, real-life problems in a way that inspires them to prepare for the future and to contribute to our evolving world.
Eisenhower, Richards and Shepard high schools offer a comprehensive educational experience, including career and college preparatory courses. They also offer a vast array of extracurricular academic, arts, service, and leadership clubs and organizations and athletic teams.
Delta and Summit Learning Centers serve students who have not succeeded in the comprehensive high school environment due to behavioral, credit attaining, or attendance issues. Summit Learning Center serves students with emotional disabilities. The Adult Transition Program serves 18-22 year old adults with disabilities, focusing on life and vocational skills that students continue to work on after high school.
The Illinois State Board of Education has awarded District 218 with Financial Recognition, the highest possible fiscal rating, for eleven consecutive years.