Whiteside School District 115, founded in 1850, operates elementary and middle schools. The district serves students in prekindergarten through grade eight. Its schools academic curriculum includes English, language arts, science, physical education and math. The district s schools also offer special education programs for students with physical disabilities. Each of its schools features a library media center that offers books, encyclopedias and portals. The district s schools supply pencils, erasers, glue sticks, storage bags, crayons and spiral notebooks. Its schools serve breakfast and lunch to students. In addition, the district s schools conduct monthly parent-teacher conferences and organize various fundraising activities and events.