About the PTO

The Gurnee District 56 Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) supports the D56 School Board, Teachers, and Staff in upholding the highest ideals of education for our students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The PTO is made up of parents and teachers who volunteer to take a role in enhancing the educational experience of the students of Gurnee School District 56.




The mission of the PTO is to facilitate a partnership among parents, teachers, and stadd where goals and needs are fulfilled through volunteer services that results in:

  • Help and support for teachers

  • Enrichment and services for students

  • Opportunities for parent involvement in the schools