The educational mission of Bloomington Public Schools is to challenge, support, and inspire all students to learn and achieve to their highest potential in order to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.
Academic Achievement Students will annually improve their academic skills in the core curricula, performing at least at grade level or higher as evaluated using District assessments.
Educational Environment We will promote mutual respect, an appreciation for student and staff diversity, and the importance of family and community engagement in order to provide a supportive learning environment in which students can succeed.
Founded in 1857, Bloomington Public schools was one of the first school districts to be established in the State of Illinois. Over the decades, the district has grown in enrollment, staff, and physical size, now educating the Bloomington community in nine schools. Read more about our history here.