Paris Community Unit School District No. 4 

Summary of the District’s purpose: The Illinois Constitution requires the State to provide for an efficient system of high quality educational institutions and services in order to achieve the educational development of all persons to the limits of their capabilities.  The General Assembly has implemented this mandate through the creation of school districts.  The Board of Education constitutes a body corporate that possesses all the usual powers of a corporation for public purposes.  The District is organized and operates as a Unit District serving the needs of children in grades kindergarten to 12 and others as required by The School Code. 

Functional subdivisions:


Fiscal and Business Management

Food Services

Health Services




Total amount of operating budget:


Number and location of all its separate offices:

The district operates one central office located within Crestwood School at

15601 US HWY 150

Paris, IL  61944.

Crestwood School has an office located at the same address. 

Approximate number of full and part-time employees:

Part-time:  13

Certified:  0

Non-certified: 13


Full-time - 60

Certified: 35

Non-certified: 25


Identification and membership of the Board:

Jim Blue – President

Mary Liz Wright – Vice President

Paul Porter – Secretary

Keith Trogdon – Treasurer

Jarrod Dyer

Kit Kirby

Mike Reed


Brief description of the methods whereby the public may request information and public records:

The FOIA/OMA Officer for Paris CUSD #4 is:

Superintendent Danette Young

All FOIA/OMA request are to be submitted in writing to:

FOIA/OMA Officer

Attn: Danette Young

15601 US Hwy 150

Paris IL 61944


The request should include your name, your address, the date and a daytime phone number so we can contact you if we have any questions. Describe the information you are seeking with sufficient detail so that we can find the requested records.


Per law, there is a fifteen cent (15) per page charge for black/white (8.5 x 11) copies after the first fifty pages.  Colored copies and other sized copies are an extra charge.