Berkeley School District 87 was founded in 1848 with one school building serving a rural settlement. Today four elementary schools, two middle schools and an administration center serve six suburban communities of District 87. The District is currently serving a diverse population of approximately 2,800 students. To meet the needs and interests of all its students, District 87 offers progressive academic programs and a wide variety of co-curricular activities.
Berkeley’s school age children attend Sunnyside Elementary School and MacArthur Middle School.
Hillside School District #93
Hillside School District 93 serves the needs of children in grades K through 8 and others as required by the State. Their mission is to provide each child with a comprehensive educational program, to create and foster an environment which maximizes student learning, and to prepare those children to participate meaningfully in culturally diverse democratic society as literate, capable, problem-solving, creative, lifelong learners. Currently, the District serves 595 students.
Proviso Township High School District consists of three public high schools, and draws students from 10 feeder communities. In the 2010-2011 school year, the three district high schools served over 5,100 students.
Proviso West is located in Hillside, and was founded in 1958 to accommodate the burgeoning population within the Township. The school serves seven Villages: Bellwood, Berkeley, Broadview, Hillside, Northlake, Stone Park, and Westchester.
Founded in 1964, Triton College, a comprehensive public community college, is located in western Cook County and serves the near western suburbs of Chicago. Triton is one of more than 48 community colleges in the State of Illinois. It operates under the direction of the Illinois Community College Board, with accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Triton's affordable tuition and open admission policy have greatly expanded the accessibility of post-secondary education to residents of the district. Currently, Triton College serves over 17,000 students during the fall and spring semesters with more than 130 degree and certificate programs.