About Gilberts

    • Gilberts Elementary School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to ensure all students are college or career ready upon graduation. 

      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. 

      Gilberts Elementary School serves 775 students from the communities of Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, and West Dundee. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


      Total Enrollment 775 Caucasian 67.2% African American 2.6% Hispanic 17.9% Asian 9.4% 2+ races 2.8%

      Low Income 17.6% Disabilities 15% English Learners 10.1% Homeless 0.3%


      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 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school. 

Fast Facts

      • Mascot: Grizzly Bear
      • School Colors: Gold / Burgundy
      • Year Built: 2007

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.