With a population nearing 55,000, Hoffman Estates is a hub for business and economic development. Hoffman Estates was officially incorporated in 1959 and has continuously grown since then, adding public facilities such as schools, fire stations and library branches. The Higgins and Roselle shopping districts give visitors and residents numerous options for shopping and dining including Golf Center, Hoffman Plaza and Valli Plaza. Hoffman Estates is served by School District 54, which is now the largest elementary school district in Illinois outside of Chicago. The Village is also served by School Districts 46, 15, 211, U-46, and 300. Hoffman Estates High School has been named as one of the outstanding high schools in the State of Illinois. The Hoffman Estates Park District offers two community centers, a premier 18-hole golf course, stateof-the-art fitness center, twin ice arenas, a family aquatic center, and 72 parks.