Case Study: Huntley Community School District 158 (Ill.)
July 24, 2023
How one AASA Learning 2025 Demonstration System is Empowering Students as They Prepare for Their Next Steps in Life and Learning
AASA Learning 2025 Demonstration Systems are creating student-centered, equity-focused, and future-driven educational systems that serve ALL learners.
Located in McHenry and Kane counties of northern Illinois, Huntley School District 158 serves approximately 9,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
Its stated mission is: “To be a learning community that will inspire, challenge, and empower ALL students always.” To achieve this mission, Huntley takes a state-of-the-art approach to academic instruction and the many styles of learning available to students. With its focus on equitable access to education, students are able to discover how they learn best as they prepare for their next steps in life and learning.
District priorities involve engaging all learners in a diverse curriculum that allows for flexibility and the room for student choice. The end goal is to provide students a greater sense of ownership over their learning, while strengthening the ability of students to be self-motivated as they monitor their own progress.
Quick District Facts:
District Enrollment: 9,000 students
Grades Served: PreK-12
Mission: “To be a learning community that will inspire, challenge, and empower ALL students always.”