Mission, Vision and Values

  • Mission

    The Winnetka Public Schools is a community rooted in Progressive Education that honors the whole child, fosters creativity, inspires lifelong learning, and develops civic responsibility.

    (updated 6/2021)


    The Winnetka Public Schools community empowers every student to flourish in an inclusive, innovative, experiential environment. We support and challenge all learners to actively engage in continual growth and achievement to make a meaningful difference in the world.

    (updated 6/2021)



    • Reflection

    • Life-long Inquiry

    • Whole Child

    • Civic Responsibility

    • Student Voice

    • Creativity and Innovation

    • Collaboration

    • Meaningful, purposeful, and experiential learning