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Winnebago District 323

Mission StatementWinnebago CUSD #323 is located in the Village of Winnebago and services students from five rural communities. Students and families from Burritt, Rockford, and Winnebago Township as well as from the Villages of Winnebago and Seward are part of our education family.

Winnebago CUSD #323 is a PreK-12 grade district that provides comprehensive, strong core academic programs. The district is comprised of one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools.

Our mascot, the Winnebago Indian, is a copyrighted mascot that was researched and drawn by local artist Tom Heflin.

Registering to Vote
In cooperation with Winnebago County Clerk, residents of District #323 will now be able to register to vote at the District Office or in the office of any of the District’s schools. If you are new to the District or if you have moved since you last registered to vote, you can register at the school nearest you.

1st annual Bago Indian Tribe 5K planned for May 6

The Class of 2019 is hosting our First Annual Bago Indian Tribe 5K and we would like you to join us! The race is Saturday, May 6 at 9:00 am. The cost of the race is $35 for runners that have pre-registered and $40 for race day registration.

Class of 2017 End of Year & Graduation Information

The end of year is approaching quickly for graduating Seniors at WHS! In an effort to help everyone plan ahead appropriately here is some information that covers most frequently asked questions.

Swing Into Spring Senior Citizen Dance May 6

Swing into Spring Dance for Senior Citizen Community Dance Saturday, May 6 at the Winnebago High School Cafeteria. The Winnebago High School Jazz Band will preform from 6:30 - 7 p.m. and Class Act II will preform from 7 - 9 - p.m.

District Wide Art Show and PTO Basket Raffle May 3

District Wide Art Show and PTO Basket Raffle will be held on Wednesday, May 3 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. in the Winnebago High School Gym. 

Early Dismissal Wedenday, May 3

Winnebago School District students will have early dismissal on Wednesday, May 3. Lunch will be served.    
  • Dorothy Simon Elementary School - dismissal is at 12:40 p.m. 
  • Jean McNair Elementary School, Winnebago Middle School, and Winnebago High School  - dismissal is at 1 p.m. 

Summer Meal Program

Free healthy and nutritious summer meals are available for children 18 and under when school is out. Find a site close to you. Call 800.3589.2163 or text FoodIL to 877877 or visit See below link for more details.

2017-2018 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2017-2018 school year.

Administration of Standardized Assessments

Dear Parents,

Public act 99-590 requires us to publish information related to the state mandated standardized assessments including the grade levels, subject, and length of tests required for our students.


Requesting Your Child's Classroom Teachers' Qualifications

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Superintendent: Mr. Scott Bloomquist