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Who We Are

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Our Mission

The mission of Plainfield Community Consolidated School District No. 202, the primary source of comprehensive, high quality education in a trusting, supportive environment, is to develop at all levels, responsible, successful citizens by providing an education, in cooperation with home and the community, which: fosters each individual's value, uniqueness, and importance and promotes lifelong learning in an ever-changing society.

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Our Culture

District 202 provides the opportunities of a large district, with a close-knit community that values the individual.

New teachers are welcomed and supported, experienced teachers are valued, and the entire staff works together as a team united under the same mission.

"There's tremendous support from the district administration to your building administration to your colleagues in the building. There's outstanding, tremendous support. The students are fantastic. It's a diverse community we've got."

David Lesniak  

   Band Director, Plainfield East High School

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Our Commitment to Cultural Competency

District 202 is committed to building an equitable and inclusive educational community. Our district welcomes diversity in all of its many dimensions. We value students, families, and staff of varied backgrounds and encourage them to share their unique gifts to cultivate a rich educational experience. We are dedicated to creating a learning environment that exposes students to the value of differences, broadens their perspectives, and prepares them to shape the world. 

"Community is embodied by the diverse voices that represent all of its members."

Kimberly Wayne  

   ELA teacher and Multiclub Sponsor, Ira Jones Middle School

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About Our Community

Plainfield is a prosperous and bustling Village, located 35 miles southwest of Chicago. Easily accessible, the Village is close to several interstates and state highways making it an excellent place to live, play, and work.

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