Hinsdale's student population is under the auspices of Community Consolidated School District 181 and the Hinsdale Township High School District 86. Private arts, mathematics, science, social science, physical education, art, music and schools are also available throughout the community. Students in District 181 and 86 consistently rank at the top in the state's school report cards. District 181 offers a comprehensive K-8 curriculum covering the areas of language foreign language. A middle school program features grade level teams, elective and exploratory offerings and extra-curricular activities. Students then move on to continue their studies at Hinsdale Central High School. Local colleges include the College of DuPage and Elmhurst College.
Because of Hinsdale's location off of I-294, residents can easily commute throughout the Chicago metropolitan region for work. However, the Village of Hinsdale is also the home of many sizeable businesses that support the local economy, such as Trumeau Design & Décor, Meadowloark Golf Course, Salt Creek Club, and Divine Providence In-Home Care Services. Hinsdale is also the home of two non-profit organizations: Hinsdale Humane Society and Hinsdale Historical Society.
Parks and Recreation
Hinsdale's Parks and Recreation department does an excellent job providing the community with a variety of programs and maintaining the community's parks and open spaces. The department offers over many programs throughout the year keeping residents busy and active at all times. The Parks and Recreation department includes a Community Special Events department that organizes special events catered to the community, including the 4th of July Parade and Festival, the annual American Craft and Art Show, and the Fall Family Fest.
In addition to the many parks found throughout the village, residents can take a dip at the Hinsdale Community Swimming Pool, skateboard at Veeck Park, play a friendly game of football, soccer or tennis at Brook Park or Robbins Park, or ice skate at Burns Field or Stough Park. There is even a designated dog park for your four-legged friends.