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Winnebago District 323

Mission StatementWinnebago CUSD #323 is located in the Village of Winnebago and services students from five rural communities. Students and families from Burritt, Rockford, and Winnebago Township as well as from the Villages of Winnebago and Seward are part of our education family.

Winnebago CUSD #323 is a PreK-12 grade district that provides comprehensive, strong core academic programs. The district is comprised of one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools.

Our mascot, the Winnebago Indian, is a copyrighted mascot that was researched and drawn by local artist Tom Heflin.

Registering to Vote
In cooperation with Winnebago County Clerk, residents of District #323 will now be able to register to vote at the District Office or in the office of any of the District’s schools. If you are new to the District or if you have moved since you last registered to vote, you can register at the school nearest you.

Early Dismissal April 17 and No School April 18 and 21

CUSD #323 will have Early Dismissal on Thursday, April 17 for School Improvement Day. No School for staff and students on Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 22. All district offices will be closed. 

Early Dismissal times are as follows:

Strong support for Belden Bikes Back Roads!

 NEW: Check out the Belden Bikes Back Roads You Tube playlist for some fun videos promoting this month long fundraising campaign for St. Jude's! 

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey is Now Open

Beginning March 17, teachers, parents and students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement. This survey was designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child’s school.

Annual PTO Basket Raffle and Art Show on April 24

The Annual PTO Basket Raffle and Art Show will be held on Thursday, April 24 in the Winnebago High School Gym from 5 - 7:30. 

Summer Camps offered at Winnebago CUSD#323

Summer is just around the corner and this link will take you to the summer camps that Winnebago Schools have to offer. Questions please contact the Winnebago High School at 815.335.2336.


Parent letter concerning Student Training

Each year Winnebago students and staff practice a variety of safety drills to prepare for emergencies. They practice bus and building evacuations, shelter in place for inclement weather, and lock down drills when dangerous situations exist inside or outside the buildings.

And the Tradition Continues.... WHS Tractor Day

Winnebago High School held their Annual Tractor Day on Friday, March 21 to kick off Spring Break.

Winnebago High School held their Annual Tractor Day on Friday, March 21 to kick off Spring Break. The day started off with the tractors meeting at DeLong's at 6:15 a.m followed by the Farmer's Breakfast at WHS from 7:15 - 7:45 a.m with tractor drivers eating for free.

Winnebago CUSD #323 Awarded Wellness Award

Gallagher Benefit Services has announced that Winnebago CUSD #323 is the winner of the “INITIATIVE AWARD” for the work of the Vital W’s, the district wellness team.  The plaque and monetary award, which will be used for future incentives, were received by David Zumdahl, Business Manager for the District.  

Third Inspire Change Week takes over WHS

Third Inspire Change Week takes over WHS

The week of March 3 -  7 the students at WHS participated in the 3rd Inspire Change Week at Winnebago High School. The focus of the week is to inspire students to recognize that small positive changes for themselves and others can make a big difference.

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Superintendent: Mr. Scott Bloomquist
Business Manager: Mr. David Zumdahl