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Your commitment and talent makes us a better school district.

At Zion Elementary District 6, we are in the business of teaching students through care and commitment. Our mission is creating global citizens by igniting their excitement and wonder to the world around them while supporting our staff in in their professional path. The goal we have for our employees is to take you from where you are now to where you want to go in your career. Come grow with us!


The cornerstone of our district's mission and vision is "Excellence Without Exception". We are committed to provide our staff ongoing professional development, mentoring, and a team of committed staff to catapult our students to their greatest performance.



We are committed to assemble a first class team of experienced, motivated, and skilled employees.

Our students deserve the best education and caring staff to nurture their academic growth.



Why do our teachers work extra hours to make sure our students have extra-curricular opportunities? Why do our building administrators “go the extra mile” to make sure our students are proud of their school and families are a vital member of the school community? Because our employees LOVE what they do and they love where they do it.

Why Zion?

Our diverse school community offers:

  • Approximately 2,200 students
  • 60% Hispanic, 30% Black, 6% Two or More Races, 4% White
  • 3 Primary Schools (PreK-Grade 2)
  • 2 Elementary Schools (Grade 3-5)
  • 2 Middle Schools (Grade 6-8)
  • Employs over 500 teachers and staff
  • 27 parks every three blocks
  • Walking and bike paths throughout our community 
  • 2 Golf Courses
  • 648 acres of green space between the parks and golf courses
  • Illinois Beach State Park just next door, including six miles of Lake Michigan waterfront centered in the Zion community
  • Geographic mid-point between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Historic manor in Zion

Historic Shiloh House Shiloh House is a 25 room mansion built in 1901 as the residence of Zion’s founder, Dr. John Alexander Dowie. 

Photograph courtesy of Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau

Woman riding bicycle

Illinois Beach State Park Zion’s unique city design fills the area with walking and cycling paths throughout the city and interconnects with the vast array of city and state parks.

Photograph courtesy of Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Golf Course

Shiloh Park Golf Course Located in the heart of Zion, Shiloh Park Golf Course is an excellently maintained 2,900-yard, nine-hole golf course designed with golfers of all levels in mind. 

Illinois Beach Resort

Illinois Beach Resort Located within the Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park, the newly renovated Illinois Beach Resort is the only hotel in the state that is nestled along the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.

Photograph courtesy of Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hermon Park Building

Herman Park Center The Zion Park District offers many activities for the old and young alike, with city-wide events and multiple activity centers encompassing the area.

Photograph courtesy of Zion Park District

Childrens park

Daniel Park With outdoor activities in mind, the city of Zion hosts 18 separate playground areas.  The count does not include school district playground areas.

Geese taking flight

Shiloh Park Zion hosts 27 beautifully maintained parks and two golf courses, spanning over 648 acres within its city boundaries.

Zion Band Stand

Shiloh Park Band Shell The Band Shell is located next to Zion Park District’s Leisure Center and is host to outdoor movies, live performances, and community activities.

Lake Michigan Shore

Illinois Beach State Park Reaching across six miles of beaches, Illinois Beach State Park is centered in Zion.  The park offers camping, picnic areas, hiking and biking trails, and swimming.

Photograph courtesy of Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau

Shepherd’s Crook Golf Course

Shepherd's Crook Golf Course Opened in August 1999, Shepherd’s Crook Golf Course is a links-style course designed to reflect the golden era of golf, with bentgrass fairways, tees and greens.

Photograph courtesy of Shepherd’s Crook Golf Course