About Gilberts

  • Gilberts Elementary School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to provide engaging and inclusive educational experiences that empower and equip all students to discover, innovate, and succeed now and in the future. 

    Gilberts Elementary School is located in Gilberts, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in northern Kane County. Our school is approximately 3.8 miles east of the Interstate 90 and Route 47 interchange. Gilberts has a population of 7,724, according to the United States Census. 

    Our primary feeder pattern schools are Dundee Middle School and Dundee-Crown High School. To view your residence's feeder pattern, please visit our Attendance Boundaries/Zones webpage at https://www.d300.org/AttendanceBoundariesZones and enter your address using MySchool Locator.

    In the 2022-2023 school year, Gilberts Elementary School served 698 students from the communities of Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, and West Dundee. We celebrate our diverse student population: 



    Total Enrollment 698 Caucasian 64% African American 1.7% Hispanic 22.1% Asian 8.2% American Indian 0.1% Pacific Islander 0%

    2+ races 3.7% Low Income 17.3% Disabilities 14.2% English Learners 10.7% Homeless 0.1%


    Gilberts Elementary School is part of District 300, the 6th largest school district in Illinois based on student enrollment. District 300 serves over 23,000 students and covers 118 square miles in northern Illinois. The district includes 17 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school.

Maps and Directions

  • Directions:

    729 Paperbark Road, Gilberts, IL 60136

    From Randall Road, turn west onto Binnie Road. Turn north onto Galligan Road. The school is on the east side of Galligan, shortly before Freeman Road.