Thornton Township High Schools District 205

Preparing all District 205 Students to be Competitive Leaders in our Global Society

Dr. Leotis D. Swopes

Phone: 708-225-4020


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Dr. Leotis D. Swopes



Dr. Leotis D. Swopes was appointed Superintendent of Schools for Thornton Township High School District 205 on March 9, 2016, following a nationwide search.  Dr. Swopes brings experience, wisdom and intellect to his new post, continuing his lifelong commitment to improving educational opportunities for children across the spectrum.  Over the past 20 years, he has held several key positions in public education including teacher, principal, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, finance and superintendent of schools.  Thank you to all stakeholders who participated in the Superintendent search to ensure all voices were heard.

Superintendent's Staff