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The city of Warrenville is home to two elementary schools, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton-Warrenville High School, three preschools, and three private schools which include St. Irene’s Catholic School, Montessori, and Waldorf schools. These school options provide opportunities for parents and students to choose the school that best fits their needs.

Several elementary schools can be found in West Chicago, many of which offer specialized programs for gifted students and English language learners. Educare of West DuPage is specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Gary School, one of West Chicago’s elementary schools, offers a dual-language program in which students are immersed in Spanish for half of the day, and English for half of the day. West Chicago’s high school, Community High School, provides an innovative curriculum with a wide variety of resources for students including a dance studio, pool, photo darkroom, horticulture laboratory, state-of-the-art technology and more. Wheaton Academy in West Chicago and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora are renowned for their college preparatory programs.


Winfield’s students share some of their schools with West Chicago, or attend one of three elementary schools, including St. John the Baptist Catholic School, and Winfield Central Middle School in Winfield. High school students attend either Community High School in West Chicago, Wheaton North High School or St. Francis Catholic High School in Wheaton.

Western DuPage high school graduates have several options to further their education. College of DuPage (COD) in Glen Ellyn is the largest single campus community college in the Midwest. Benedictine University in Lisle, and both DePaul University and Northern Illinois University with campuses in Naperville are all located in the Western DuPage area for students of any age pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees.

This section on Education would not be complete without also including the fact that the communities of Warrenville, West Chicago and Winfield each has both its own Historical Society museum, and its own Public Library facility which offers year-round programs of interest and learning to residents of all ages.

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