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Community Unit School District 200

130 West Park Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60189

P: 630.682.2000

F: 630.682.2227

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  • District 200 Awarded Federal Preschool Grant
    The Wheaton Warrenville community, through a partnership between District 200, Metropolitan Family Services DuPage, KinderCare, and Positive Parenting DuPage, was recently awarded a preschool expansion grant from the U.S. Department of Education and Health and Human Services to expand access to full‐day preschool services for four‐year‐olds. Only 18 other communities around the State received the grant.

    Beginning in February, approximately 20 additional at-risk students in our community will be able to receive a high-quality early childhood education. Due to lack of space at Jefferson Early Childhood Center and throughout our elementary schools, we are working with KinderCare in Winfield for classroom space. For the 2015/16 School Year, we are still securing space to open an additional two classrooms—allowing a total of 60 additional students a high-quality early childhood education.

    The first five years of a child’s life are vitally important because they lay the foundation for everything that follows—learning, behavior, physical and mental health. It is important that schools, parents and other service providers work together to lay a solid foundation for every child in our community. At-risk children who do not receive an early childhood education are more likely to drop out of school, more likely to be placed in special education, more likely to never attend college and more likely to be arrested for a violent crime. Early childhood programs and interventions are the most cost-effective way to ensure the healthy development of children and offer a high level of return to our community.

    A little over a year ago through the generous support of the DuPage Community Foundation, District 200 joined forces with Metropolitan Family Services to form the Wheaton Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative. The collaborative is a group of more than 25 community agencies, early childhood service providers and supporters of early childhood programs in DuPage County. Working together to improve kindergarten and school readiness, the collaborative focuses on increasing access to services for those in under-resourced areas of the community.

    Jefferson Early Childhood Center (ECC) is home to the District’s youngest learners, ages 3-5. Jefferson plays a critical and vital role in the collaborative by providing developmental screenings for children, staff development for partner organizations and parent education and family support through common messaging, materials and community connections. To learn more about Jefferson ECC visit
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About Us

About Us

Community Unit School District 200 (CUSD 200) is a public, K-12 District located approximately 30 miles west of Chicago. The District is located in DuPage County and primarily serves the communities of Wheaton and Warrenville, as well as portions of Carol Stream, Winfield, West Chicago, and adjacent unincorporated areas.
CUSD 200 has thirteen K-5 elementary schools, four middle schools (grade 6 to 8), two comprehensive high schools, and an early childhood center. CUSD 200 serves more than 13,400 students and employs approximately 1,000 certified employees and 800 support staff.