Fremont School District 79

Preparing Today's Child for Tomorrow's World

Important Announcements


Fremont School District 79
Superintendent - Dr. Jill Gildea
28855 N. Fremont Center Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
District Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Questions? Email Margaret Van Duch

Superintendent's Welcome: On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to welcome you to the Fremont School District 79 website! The district website is continuously updated to provide information and resources for our school community. (Read more about Fremont's educational programs from Dr. Gildea)

Wildcat News

  • Visions

    F79's Board of Education's Annual Report to the Community. Please click here to view.

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  • Right at School Updates BOE

    Right at School, Fremont's before and after school child care program, will update the school board on its program. Please click here for details.

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  • Meritorius Budget Winner

    The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Fremont School District 79 its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation during the 2016–2017 budget year. Please click here to read more.

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  • Rethink Education

    Fannie Howie, F79's architects, featured the Fremont Intermediate School Wildcat Cave, its lower level, in a recent publication. Please click here to read more about the space.

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  • Energy Efficiency Award

    Fremont School District 79 recently was awarded $66,696 from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to complete energy efficiency projects at its schools. Please click here to read the entire story.

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  • Board Ratifies 5-Year Teacher Contract

    The Fremont Board of Education signed a new 5-year teacher contract during its regular meeting on January 30. Please click here to read more about the contract.

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  • New Board Member Appointed

    The Fremont Board of Education on January 30 unanimously approved the appointment of Maria Simoncelli to fill a vacancy on the board. Please click here to read on.

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  • The Motor Room

    Inside the Lincoln Early Learning Center students move through a sequential order of activities that are highly motivating and meaningful to student development such as climbing bridges, crawling through tunnels and jumping on trampolines. Please click on the picture to read more about the Motor Room.

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  • Tell Us What You Think

    We need your input to help guide Fremont’s classroom technology implementation and integration into learning.

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  • Reaching Out to Those in Need

    While Santa has been busy tracking everyone’s wants, students and teachers at Fremont School District 79 have been looking out for their needs. Please click here to read more about the district's outreach efforts.

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  • Bullying Prevention

    Principals presented to the Board of Education the many bullying prevention and proactive education programs in place at Fremont. Please click here to read more about the programs.

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  • Water Testing

    Fremont has always maintained a very tight inspection regime on the quality of its water. Please click here to read more about water testing.

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  • Bus Safety

    F79 practices safety first in our buses navigating rural roads, ensuring that students are transported safely, which may lead to delays. Details ~

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  • Board Vacancy

    The Fremont District 79 Board of Education is seeking applications from persons interested in filling a vacancy on the Fremont Board of Education. Mrs. Michele Kreis announced her resignation from the board November 28, 2016, due to her relocating from the Fremont school area. Please click here to learn more about the vacancy.

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  • Mindfulness for the Over-Scheduled

    Drs. Gildea and 
Freeman published an article on Mindfulness in Leadership Matters. Please click here to see the article.

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Latest News

  • Fremont's Enforced Safety Protocol

    Our hearts at Fremont are with Townville, SC on this very sad day. Please read on.

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  • School Board Elections

    The April 4, 2017, election Petition Packets are available in the District 79 office, 28855 North Fremont Center Road, Mundelein. Community members interested in running for election to the Fremont District 79 Board of Education may pick up a petition packet any work day between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Questions may be directed to the Superintendent's Assistant at 847-566-0169.

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  • Facilities Tour

    Facilities Tour Join Fremont School District 79 Board President Jason Bonds on a Fremont walking tour of the schools. Please click here for more information.

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  • Board President Recognized

    The IASB recognized D79 BOE President Jason Bonds for achieving the LeaderShop Academy award. This achievement models the life-long learning the Illinois Association of School Board likes to see board members model.

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  • Plan to Action

    Dr. Jill Gildea, Fremont superintendent, speaks out: "We’re fortunate to live, learn, and lead in a time when our focus is on learner-centered and future-focused schools." Please click here for more and to read the blog.

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