Welcome to Maercker School District 60
Maercker School District 60 is a school district located in DuPage County, Illinois, and has an enrollment of approximately 1,290 children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Geographically, the District covers 3.5 square miles and has approximate boundaries as follows: 55th Street on the north; 67th Street on the south; Madison Street in Hinsdale, on the east; and Williams Street, the boundary between Westmont and Downers Grove, on the west. The District encompasses a portion of the Villages of Westmont, Willowbrook, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Hinsdale and unincorporated DuPage County.
The educational needs of students are met in programs housed in three District schools: Holmes Primary School serving children in pre-kindergarten, first, and second grade; Maercker Intermediate School providing educational services for children in third, fourth, and fifth grades; Westview Hills Middle School serving the educational needs for children in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. Upon completion of the eighth grade Maercker School District students attend high school in either Hinsdale High School District 86 or Downers Grove High School District 99. Cass Avenue in Westmont is the boundary line that determines which high school district will be attended.
The District operates the following schools:
SchoolSearchTM 2010 Bright Red AppleTM Award Recipient
Maercker School District 60 is one of eighty-one (81) Illinois School Districts (out of 868 school districts) honored with the SchoolSearch TM "2010 Bright Red AppleTM Award of Educational Excellence." These school districts are among the top 9% of Illinois school districts academically based on the following key factors: Academic Performance, Pupil/Teacher Ratio, Expenditure Per Pupil, Educational Level of Teachers, and Average Teacher Salary. Maercker School District 60 is strong in all five family-favored areas!
SchoolSearchTM has been honoring Illinois school districts with awards since 1994. The Bright Red AppleTM Award honors school districts whose students' academic performance ranks in the top percentage of all Illinois school districts.
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All school districts in Illinois are considered for the award using specific award criteria. You can view the 2010 Bright Red AppleTM Award Recipient List from SchoolSearch's web site at www.schoolsearchrankings.com .