Mendota High School

2300 West Main St., Mendota, IL 61342

Phone: (815)539-7446 Bilingual: (815)539-8377 Fax: (815)539-3103

Events Custodian

Mendota High School is accepting applications for a part time Events Custodian. Events include home football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track events. Fine Arts events could be included. Applicants may submit either a MHS employment application with references, or a letter of interest, resume, and references. Apply by 7/29/24 to Mr. Andy Knowlton, Maintenance Director, MHS, 2300 W. Main Street, Mendota, IL, 61342 or email . Start date 8/27/24.

Superintendent End of Year Message

Follow the link for an end-of-school-year message from Dr. Aughenbaugh.

Superintendent End-of-Year Message 2024 

Summer Food Resources

For many children, summer means a break from the stress of school. However, for those children who depend on school breakfast and lunch programs, summer vacation may mean worrying about when they’ll eat next. We at MHS hope the resources below will help:

NEED FOOD, Start Here 

Illinois Seal of Biliteracy

Mendota High School Superintendent, Dr. Denise Aughenbaugh is pleased to announce that 20 Mendota High School students have been recognized as “2023-2024 Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy and State Commendation toward Biliteracy” scholars. See the attached press release for more information.

Seal of Biliteracy Press Release 

Health Life Safety

Mendota High School's 10 year Health Life Safety Survey was recently completed. Click the link for a message from Dr. Aughenbaugh.

HLS Press Release 

E-Learning/Snow Day Letter from the Superintendent

Information on e-learning days due to inclement weather is available in the attached letter. Also, see the e-learning page on this website.

E-Learning Letter 10-31-23 

Free and Reduced Lunch

Please follow these links to the free and reduced lunch application forms

Free and Reduced Lunch Form (English) 

Free and Reduced Lunch Form (Spanish) 


Everything You Need to Know About BPACs (Bilingual Parent Advisory Councils) (Spanish)

Athletic Calendar

For the most up-to-date athletic information including cancellations please check the athletic calendar at 

MHS Custom Mobile App

Mendota High School has a custom mobile app! Search for MENDOTA HS on the Google Play store or Apple store or use QR codes. Download the app and have access to news stories, events calendar, activity feed, cafeteria menu, social media for as many clubs/organizations as you choose, district calendar, announcements, and more! Please click on the link provided below to access the QR codes for the MHS Custom Mobile App.