ROE # 17 Demographics
What is a Regional Office of Education?
Regional Offices of Education are essential support offices partnering with the Illinois State Board of Education to support local school districts.
As an intermediate agency between the Illinois State Board of Education and local school districts, the office of the Regional Superintendent performs regulatory functions as directed by the Illinois School Code.
The Illinois School code states that "the Regional Superintendent of Schools:"...shall exercise supervision over all school districts in the region. ...shall act as the official advisor and assistant of the school officers and teachers in that region and... in the performance of this duty they shall carry out the advice of the State Superintendent of Education."
ROE # 17 serves four counties, 30 public districts and over 20 private schools.
Quick Facts about Regional Office of Education # 17
Serving DeWitt, Livingston, Logan and McLean Counties
|Total ROE # 17 Population Estimate||257,994|
|Area (square miles)*|
|Total ROE # 17 Area (square miles)||3,242|
|Public School Enrollment (K-12)+|
|Total ROE # 17 Public School Enrollment (K-12)||38,910|
|Number of ROE # 17 Public School Districts+||30|
|Number of ROE # 17 Public Schools+||100|
|Largest ROE # 17 School District||McLean County Unit # 5 (Enrollment: 13,696)|
|Smallest ROE # 17 School District||Rooks Creek CCSD # 425 (Enrollment: 52)|
|Total ROE # 17 Licensed Teachers||2,589|
|* Information from US Census Bureau|
|+ Information from Illinois Report Card (2014-2015 Data)|