DIVERSITY & EQUITY IN EDUCATION
2020-21 Campaign Partner
West Aurora School District 129 is a vibrant and caring community of teachers, parents, and students located in the Chicago western suburbs. Serving communities in and around the second-largest city in the state of Illinois, we are filled with cultural diversity and school pride, all while honoring the rich tradition of our district. We are one team working towards the mission of fostering an environment of equity and opportunity.
West Aurora schools provide a unique educational journey for each student. We pride ourselves on being rooted in academic excellence, focused on the needs of all learners, and powered by high-quality educators and staff.
Mission & Vision
We are one team working towards the mission of fostering an environment of equity and opportunity. West Aurora schools provide a unique educational journey for each student. We pride ourselves on being rooted in academic excellence, focused on the needs of all learners, and powered by high-quality educators and staff.
Diversity & Equity
At West Aurora School District 129 we believe in equity and opportunity for all! Because of its long industrial history and receptivity to other cultures, the city of Aurora had been, nationally, a standout for its ethnic diversity. Today one of West Aurora’s greatest strengths is educating young people whose native languages and familiar cultures are those of 45 countries from 6 continents.
The Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruitment, hiring and the assignment of all employees of District 129, with the approval of the interim superintendents and the board of education.
We support the District’s important work with students by overseeing the areas of recruitment and retaining teachers and staff, labor relations, compensation, benefits, and employee development and performance.
Teacher Salaries and Benefits
Aurora West Unified School District 129 Teacher Salary Details
Average Salary Salary Range
Elementary School Teacher $59,910 $36,410 – $92,910
Middle School Teacher $60,930 $39,040 – $93,610
High School Teacher $74,430 $42,960 – $113,440
PE Teacher $37,180 $18,180 – $67,020
Equal Opportunity Employer
District 129 is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in its education programs and activities and employment. The District complies with all laws and applicable regulations that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by and in the District.