Waukegan Community Unit School District 60

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Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 (also known as Waukegan Public Schools or District 60) is in Waukegan, Illinois, and serves Waukegan, Park City, and Beach Park. Total enrollment is approximately 16,000 in kindergarten through grade twelve. District 60 also provides pre-school and alternative education services.

Waukegan Public Schools is led by Superintendent Donaldo R. Batiste. Administrative offices are at the Lincoln Center for Education.

Schools[edit]

District 60 operates 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, a high school (divided between two buildings), a kindergarten center, 3 pre-kindergarten sites, and an alternative education center.

Elementary (K-5 and 1-5)[edit]

  • Carman-Buckner Elementary School
  • John S. Clark Elementary School
  • Clearview Elementary School
  • Andrew Cooke Magnet School
  • Glen Flora Elementary School
  • Glenwood Elementary School
  • Greenwood Elementary School
  • Hyde Park Elementary School
  • Little Fort Elementary School
  • Lyon Magnet School
  • H. R. McCall Elementary School
  • North Elementary School
  • Oakdale Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary
  • Whittier School

Middle Schools (6-8)[edit]

  • Robert Abbott Middle School
  • Jack Benny Middle School - named for comedian Jack Benny (1894-1974)
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School
  • Miguel Juarez Middle School - formerly East Middle School
  • Daniel Webster Middle School

High School (9-12)[edit]

Other Schools[edit]

  • Alternative Optional Education Center
  • EPIC Academy Preschool
  • North Shore Preschool
  • Shiloh Preschool

2014 Teachers Strike[edit]

On October 2nd, 2014. After months of negotiating between the WCUSD Teachers union and the School board, the teachers authorized a strike. At midnight October 2nd, the teachers were now on strike after failing to reach a deal.[1] Schools were closed during the strike, which lasted one month; classes resumed on Monday, November 3.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wps60.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=411352&pageId=4190153
  2. ^ Sanchez Olson, Yadira (November 3, 2014). "Lots of hugs on Waukegan students’ first day back at school". Lake County News-Sun (Sun-Times Media, LLC). Retrieved November 3, 2014. 

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