Public Schools

Elementary/Middle Schools
's superior school system is made up of six public school districts. Elementary School District 44 serves almost all of Lombard. The district enjoys a reputation for academic excellence. The average teacher has 16.5 years of experience in teaching and more than half hold master's degrees. Social services provided by the district include social work, psychological evaluation, speech therapy, reading, counseling and student health care. Seven elementary schools and one junior high school comprise the district.

Each District 44 school has an active PTA organization, and a Citizens Advisory Council provides the Board of Education with information pertaining to community opinion and priorities. Parental involvement in District 44 schools is welcomed and encouraged.

Although Elementary School District 45 has seven schools, only three are located in Lombard. Approximately 1,200 students from Lombard attend school in District 45. Some students attend Community Consolidated School District 89, Glen Ellyn. Westfield School and Glen Crest Junior High both serve Lombard residents.

A small number of Lombard students attend a District 41 school in Glen Ellyn.  District 41 has five schools who share a vision of  "Exceptional Learning in a Respectful and Supportive Environment."

High Schools
East High School is also located in Lombard. It is one of four high schools of District 87. Honors, foreign language and computer education programs help to ensure that the more than 60 percent of graduates who continue their education are well prepared for advanced study.

Glenbard East, one of District 87's "four star" schools, reflects the district's slogan, "Where Excellence Is Tradition."

Some Lombard students attend Willowbrook High School in Villa Park. Willowbrook is one of two high schools that make up District 88. Willowbrook is a four-year comprehensive high school that opened in September 1959. It has a modern, spacious physical plant and campus of 75 acres. Willowbrook also serves the communities of Villa Park, York Center, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace and part of Elmhurst.

Private Schools

Private parochial school organizations serve Lombard families who desire a religious learning atmosphere for their children. There are private parochial schools serving Lombard, including Montini Catholic High School which serves Lombard and neighboring communities.