In 1855, a local farmer donated a half-acre to be used for the construction of a schoolhouse. That schoolhouse,…More after many renovations and additions, eventually became the Holmes and Maercker School. The Maercker District 60 encompasses some of Westmont, Willowbrook, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Hinsdale and unincorporated DuPage County. Please check www.maercker.org for complete area school designations.
The Holmes/Maercker District 60 School's mission is to provide an excellent educational experience within a safe and positive environment. The school has 350 students from kindergarten through second grade. The focus is on a basic educational program along with classes in physical education, art and music.
Hinsdale Middle School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The school was deemed a blue ribbon…More school in 2009. The U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbons Schools program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools that demonstrate strong academic programs. The Hinsdale Middle School principal is Ruben Pena. Its mascot is the Spartans, and the school colors are blue and white.