Illinois - Community Use of Public School Facilities: Partnerships

Area: 
Partnerships
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State laws encourages and/or incentivizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.

Illinois Compiled Statutes 5-34-18.35. Use of facilitites by community organizations.

The board is encouraged to allow community organizations to use school facilities during non-school hours. If the board allows a community organization to use school facilities during non-school hours, the board must adopt a formal policy governing the use of school facilities by community organizations during non-school hours. The policy shall prohibit such use if it interferes with any school functions or the safety of students or school personnel or affects the property or liability of the school district.


Illinois Compiled Statutes 105-5-10-20.41. Use of facilities by community organizations.

School boards are encouraged to allow community organizations to use school facilities during non-school hours. If a school board allows a community organization to use school facilities during non-school hours, the board must adopt a formal policy governing the use of school facilities by community organizations during non-school hours. The policy shall prohibit such use if it interferes with any school functions or the safety of students or school personnel or affects the property or liability of the school district.

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