Mendota High School

2300 West Main St., Mendota, IL 61342

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

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 EBT/Sun Bucks

Starting in Summer 2024, grocery benefits will be available to eligible families with school-age children during summer break. See the attached fliers for more information.

Summer EBT Fact Sheet English 

Summer EBT Fact Sheet Spanish 

Free Summer Meals

Healthy and nutritious summer meals are available for children 18 and under when school is out. 

Summer Meals Flyer 

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 

Notice of Public Meeting

On May 17, 2024 at 9:00 AM, a meeting conducted by Mendota Township High School #280 will take place at

2300 West Main Street, Mendota. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the district’s plans for

providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and home schools

within the district for the 2024 - 2025 school year. 

5/17/24 Public Meeting Notice

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 

EZ School Pay and Alexa

You can connect your Amazon Alexa devices to EZ School Pay. Instructions are here.


Employment Openings

Mendota has job openings for coaches, custodians, cooks, and bus drivers. See our employment opportunities page for more information.

Coaching Openings

Mendota High School is looking to fill the following coaching openings:

For more information, email Brock Zinke at

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 


Click here to view the 2022-2023 bus pick-up locations and schedule.


Bus Routes 2022-2023

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, parent connect, activity feed, cafeteria menu, EZ School Pay, 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.