Educational Philosophy and Objectives

The Board of Education of Oglesby Elementary School District #125 recognizes, as elected members of this Board, that they are obligated to the youth and adults of our school district to ensure that the educational needs of the community are met within the rules and regulations set forth by the State of Illinois.

The Board of Education is committed to a philosophy of service to our District's children. As such, the Board will strive to provide leadership that will foster continuing improvement within all aspects of the educational environment provided including the maintenance and improvement of facilities as well as programming. The objective of the Board is to satisfy the identified educational needs and concerns of the District. The responsibility to assist students in realizing their potential in areas associated with their intellectual, social, civic, and physical development is of paramount importance to the Board of Education.

As such, the energies of this Board will be focused on ensuring that each school, its teachers, administrators, and support personnel will be provided with the needed curriculum materials, and instructional supplies required to successfully prepare our student population in becoming life-long learners.