About District 204
Joliet Township High School District 204 is a high school district located in Will County, Illinois. Established in 1899 and founded in 1901, it is one of the area’s oldest school districts. Joliet Township High School also served as the site of Joliet Junior College, the first Junior College in the United States, until 1969.
Serving a population of over 6,000 students, the district has two campuses—Joliet Central High School and Joliet West High School. The district also has an alternative campus and a transition center for students with specialized needs. Joliet Township High School’s transportation center houses a fleet of over 150 busses.
Joliet Township High School offers a variety of career opportunities including professions in the areas of teaching, administration, social work, transportation, food service and maintenance.
JTHS is known for its positive school culture and was named a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years. This, in part, is due to the district’s 7 character attributes. The character attributes of Confidence, Compassion, Respect, Responsibility, Tolerance, Integrity, and Perseverance are unique to Joliet Township High School. They were carefully selected by a diverse group of community members, business owners, parents, guardians, Board of Education members and high school staff as part of the Joliet Township High School Strategic Plan.
JTHS has implemented a 1:1 computing environment, which has provided all students with their own personal, portable technology in a wireless environment.