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"Our mission is to make a difference in students’ lives through excellence in education."​ 

Reed-Custer Community Unit School District 255U is located primarily in the City of Braidwood, IL, which reports a population of nearly 5,700 according to the 2010 Census.  Braidwood is located approximately 20 miles south of Joliet in Will County. Other communities included in the school district's boundaries are Custer Park, Essex, and Godley.

At Reed-Custer:
  • We ensure strong curriculum, instruction, professional development, and commit to maintaining continuity of practices, expectations, and smooth transitions across all grade levels.
  • We commit to maximizing parent engagement.
  • We strive to cultivate the whole child by providing support for all students to reach their maximum potential in all areas of individual growth.
  • We promote open communication and involvement with parents and community to foster collaboration, cooperation, and dialogue.
  • We encourage better utilization of our technology infrastructure to enhance district communication and learning opportunities for students.​

Building Times
RCHS: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Early Dismissal: 11:20am

RCMS: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Early Dismissal: 11:20am

RCES: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Early Dismissal: 11:50am


Jul 20 Board of Education Meeting

Aug 11 Institute Day (No Students)

Aug 12 Institute Day (No Students)

Aug 15 First Day of School for Students

Aug 17 Board of Education Meeting

Sep 05 No School - Labor Day

Sep 07 Early Dismissal

Sep 07 RCHS P/T Conferences

Sep 21 Board of Education Meeting

Sep 22 Early Dismissal

Reed-Custer Administration Center  ·  255 Comet Drive  ·  Braidwood, IL 60408  ·  815-458-2307  ·  Fax: 815-458-4106
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