Welcome to Queen Bee Schools, District 16

The mission of Queen Bee Schools is to set high standards to ensure that all students learn, grow, and achieve.

Queen Bee School District 16 is one of two elementary (PreK-8) school districts located in Glendale Heights, Illinois. Glendale Heights, approximately 25 miles west of Chicago, is situated in Northwest Dupage County and Bloomingdale Township. It is governed by a Board of Education, whose seven members are elected by the citizens in the community. The Board meets monthly in open meeting sessions at the District Professional Development Center which is located in the rear lower level of Queen Bee School at 1525 Bloomingdale Road on dates publicized locally. The Dr. James White Administrative Center which houses the district’s central office, is located in the lower southeast end of Glenside Middle School. In addition to the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, the Instructional Services, Business, and Special Services Offices are located in the Administrative Center.

Recent News

Summer Opportunities at Glenbard
Posted on 02/21/2015
Middle school students have a great opportunity to spend some time on a high school campus by participating in Glenbard's summer session Bridge classes.  READ MORE...
Queen Bee Supports Vision 20/20
Posted on 02/12/2015
Queen Bee Board of Education passed a resolution in support of Vision 20/20 on February 6, 2015. We reject the premise that education in IL has failed, but recognize opportunities for improvement. This long-range blueprint for fulfilling the promise of public education in IL provides a response to the legislators and public about the value of the public school system.  READ MORE...
Check Out Queen Bee School District 16's Road to the Common Core
Posted on 01/23/2015
Illinois is one of 45 states that are replacing their state learning standards with the new Common Core State Standards for learning. A consortium of state education and business leaders developed the Common Core standards to provide a more rigorous and uniform set of academic expectations nationwide. Individual states and school districts then decide how best to implement the standards, and create their own curriculums to reach the new academic targets. Last year, Queen Bee District 16 began implementation of the CCSS Math standards and English Language Arts standards. Read more for a "road map" of our progress with this significant change in public education.  READ MORE...
Glenbard Parent Series (GPS): Navigating Healthy Families
Posted on 10/31/2014
Read more to find updated information on the Glenbard Parent Series. District 87 offers many programs to help parents face the challenges of parenting with the information you need and the support of other families. Programs are held monthly throughout the year at the four Glenbard schools.  READ MORE...
School Board Election Information
Posted on 10/03/2014
Illinois School Board elections will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The Queen Bee School District 16 Board of Education will have three 4-year terms listed on the April election ballot.  READ MORE...
School Funding Reform Act SB16
Posted on 10/02/2014
Please read the Superintendent's reaction to the School Reform Act Senate Bill 16 which will have a financial impact on Queen Bee.  READ MORE...
School Profiles for Glenbard North and Glenbard West
Posted on 09/22/2014
The school profiles for the two Glenbard schools that students from Glenside will attend have been posted in order to provide you with information regarding the high school programs. Check them out!   READ MORE...
Student Accident Insurance Available Now
Posted on 08/22/2014
School recess, one-day field trips and general day-to-day activities can all lead to injuries. Having coverage during school hours, or around the clock can insure your loved ones get the care they need without financial hardship to your family. Any enrolled student is eligible for coverage.   READ MORE...