Welcome to Fox Lake Grade School District 114

Our Vision:

Excellence in education, community, and self for success in tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our Mission:

Maximize and foster learning and growth for all through continuous improvement.


We believe that student learning and growth are maximized when:

  • The best interest of the child is at the heart of our decisions
  • The district forges a strong partnership with the community through communication and collaboration
  • Staff engage in a results-driven, integrated professional development process
  • Available resources are utilized effectively and efficiently
  • An inviting, safe and family-like atmosphere is provided

Formula for Success (SMaC- specific, methodical and consistent)

  • Support each child’s academic and social-emotional growth
  • Recruit, select, develop and retain only the most effective, professional and motivated staff
  • Emphasize early literacy opportunities and interventionsfor all children
  • Cultivate an inviting, safe and family-like atmosphere
  • Maximize available resources through ethical, transparent and strategic fiscal management
  • Provide an ongoing research-based professional development program
  • Maintain reasonable class size