Cypress Elementary School Vision Statement:
The vision of Cypress Elementary School District 64 is to develop a lifelong love of learning. Our knowledgeable, dedicated, and passionate staff strives to increase achievement while recognizing the diverse needs of each student. Together we will promote a safe and nurturing learning environment, which fosters respectful, responsible, productive, and honest citizens in a caring atmosphere. Students are provided with the opportunity to reach their full potential through the use of challenging, rigorous, and innovative curriculum to meet high expectations of personal growth.
It is the responsibility of the school, home, and community to work cooperatively to help all students develop understanding and respect for themselves, as well as others, in their daily lives. Families are their children’s primary teachers and are encouraged to be actively involved in education. When we work together, student achievement increases and the community strengthens.
4580 Mt. Pisgah Road Cypress, IL 62923
618-657-2525 618-657-2570 fax
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of Cypress School District #64 in the County of Johnson, State of Illinois, that a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022, at 6:55 p.m. at the Cypress Board Room located at 4580 Mt. Pisgah Road, Cypress, IL 62923. The public hearing will focus on the application for a waiver of Section 105 ILCS 5/10-20.12a of the School Code, allowing nonresident children of all full-time and part-time district employees to attend Cypress School District #64 schools and to charge less than 110% of the per capita tuition charge. Specifically, the District will not charge tuition for such students. In lieu of per capita tuition, Cypress School District #64 will claim the students on their enrollment count and/or for average daily attendance as applicable. The length sought for the waiver will be five (5) years beginning in the 2022-2023 school year. The meeting is open to the public and any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony regarding the waiver is welcome. Written comments are also welcome. Please contact Kimberly Shoemaker at (618) 657-2525 with any questions. Type your paragraph here.