logoUnit 5’s mission is to educate each student to achieve personal excellence. Our students have access to opportunities few other districts provide. While enjoying all the benefits of a big school district, our staff works tirelessly to build relationships and foster a sense of connectedness with students and families.

To put Unit 5 on more stable financial footing and ensure our students continue to have access to the quality education they deserve, we need our community to come together to collaborate on a plan for the future of our school district.  Over the next several months, we will be engaging members of the community to help us develop a sustainable, long-term plan for Unit 5’s future. We hosted three public engagement sessions to help us review our options. 

Last month, Unit 5 kicked off its community engagement process by hosting three public meetings to engage members of the community to help develop a sustainable, long-term plan for Unit 5's future. Based on feedback from those meetings, Unit 5 hosted an additional three meetings to gather guidance on how to proceed. 

We are continuing this community-driven process by utilizing a phone survey for those residing in the Unit 5 school district. Please take the survey, as your feedback will help determine our plan for the future of our schools. You may receive a phone call from 309-260-4209, and to take the survey you simply need to answer the call and participate until it is completed. (Please note, your response will not count unless you complete the entire survey). You are also welcome to call 309-260-4209 to participate at your convenience any time until Saturday, July 9.

Here is a link to the previous presentations, and a survey of priorities you are able to take.

We hope you are able to attend one of the public engagement sessions that will help determine the future of our schools.