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Top Workplace

Barrington 220 is proud to announce it has been named one of the 2019 Top Workplaces in the Chicago area by the Chicago Tribune. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection. Click here to see the full list.

“I am very proud of our staff for making Barrington 220 a great place to work,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Harris. “Their dedication and passion is reflected each day in the outstanding education we provide to our students.”

Here is what some of our employees say about working in Barrington 220:

"Barrington 220 is a dynamic work environment that responds to research and encourages learning and growth for all staff. Our work is driven by the needs of students and the most up to date best practices in education."

“Barrington is a wonderful community with many people motivated to make our schools a great place to be for students.”

"Employees often talk about how much fun they have at work, while also talking about how hard they work. There is a sense of teamwork and we enjoy the work, challenges, and successes together. Amazing camaraderie."

Barrington 220 is a nationally recognized school district, which educates nearly 9,000 students in grades preK-12. Our district is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, serving students in Lake, Cook, McHenry and Kane Counties. We have one high school, two middle schools, eight elementary schools and one early learning center. Our schools have earned a total of 11 National Blue Ribbon Awards and nearly 90% of our teachers have earned a master’s degree or higher. In 2018 Barrington 220 was named the Best School District in Illinois by 24/7 WallStreet.