Board Election

School District 87 will have four (4) four-year seats available on our seven-member Board of Education. The seats will be filled following the April 6, 2021 election. 

In order to qualify for school board member, an individual must be as of the date of the election:
• a U.S. citizen
• a resident of Illinois and the school district for at least one year preceding election
• at least 18 years of age
• A registered voter.

Candidates for the office of school board can begin to circulate nominating petitions for signatures beginning September 22, 2020. For more information, you may want to consult the "2021 Candidate's Guide," which can be downloaded at

Interested candidates can find additional information about being a school board member from the Illinois Association of School Boards, at

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