skip to main content
District Vision
District Vision
Our vision is to provide all students with nothing less than a pathway of educational excellence.
Mission Statement
In partnership with students, family, and community, we will provide the highest quality of education and diverse opportunities to inspire all to reach their full potential.
Core Beliefs
We Believe:

In providing a safe positive environment for all people.

In providing an education that prepares students to be responsible, productive and cooperative citizens.

That learning is a lifelong journey that prepares students for the next levels of life.

That the success and pride of our schools depends upon a partnership among parents, the community, the Board and the staff.

In striving to be the best well-rounded school in academics and extra-curricular activities while maintaining fiscal responsibility

In developing and promoting integrity and character in each individual
in a positive way.
About Durand CUSD 322
Durand CUSD 322 is a preschool through 12th grade district located in northern Illinois.

With a total enrollment of 560 students, Durand offers a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.

Durand CUSD 322 spends $10,168 educationally per student annually.

Durand teachers average 14 years of experience and 65% of our teachers have master's degrees.

Durand CUSD 322 has a 97% graduation rate.

94% of freshmen are on track to graduate in four years.

Durand Schools offer a variety of extracurricular activities in sports, clubs, and academics.

Durand is located in northern Illinois, just 20 miles from Rockford, Freeport, Beloit, and Monroe.
Parents' Right to Know
This is to inform you that you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of any teacher that is instructing your child. You may request information regarding the following:

Whether or not the teacher has met state certification requirements;

Whether or not the teacher is teaching under emergency or provisional status;

The bachelor's degree major of the teacher, any other certification or degrees held by the teacher, and the subject areas of the certification
or degrees; and

Whether your child is provided services by teacher aides/paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications.

Please direct your request for information to the District Office; you will receive a response to your request for information within 10 business days.
School Fight Song
We're loyal to you, Durand High!
We're loyal to you, Durand High!
We’ll beg you to stand against the best in the land,
For we know you can stand, Durand High

We’re all in the fight, Durand High
So show them your might, Durand High
Our team is our fame protector,
On team, for we expect a victory from you Durand High

Chee-cha-cha-ha-ha! Win Bulldogs, win!
Chee-cha-cha-ha-ha! Win Bulldogs, win!
Durand High, Durand High, Durand High!

We’ve got the dear old flag or white and blue,
We’ve got our sons and daughters fighting for you
Like men of olden giants….placing reliance,
Shouting defiance – ON YOU BULLDOGS!

Amid the broad green plains that nourish our land
For honest labor and for learning we stand
And unto thee we pledge our heart and hands
Dear Alma Mater, Durand High!