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24-Hour Attendance Line


Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Lunch 11:05 to 12:05

AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule
AM Kindergarten 
9:15 AM to 11:40 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:40 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:15 AM to 3:00 PM

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Office Contacts

Weber, Leslie
Moore, Cynthia
Lead Secretary
Kirchhoff, Leslie
Assistant Secretary
Gerali, Mariah


Important Dates

October 20-23 PTA Book Fair
October 27-31 Red Ribbon Week
October 31 Halloween Parade 8:45-9:15 AM
November 7 First Trimester Ends
November 12 Late Arrival
November 18 PTA Thanksgiving Feast
November 24 Parent ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

Excess Halloween Candy
The 3rd grade Brownies will be gathering excess Halloween candy  for the annual 'Too Much Candy' collection.  A bin will be placed outside the
 school office on Monday November 3rd and Tuesday November 4th.  ... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 10/22/14

Foundation Holiday Tree Order
SUPPORT THE FOUNDATION AND ORDER YOUR HOLIDAY TREE NOW – This pre-order holiday tree sale by the District 205 Foundation is a fundraising tradition. Proceeds support the Foundation with funds that benefit all 13 publ... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 10/10/14

School Picture Orders
Proofs of your child's school picture went home earlier this week. Please return all orders, to your child's teacher, by Friday, October 17th. If you order online at using the "ticket code" printed on your ... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 10/9/14

Elmhurst 205 Administrative Guidelines for Snacks
The District places an emphasis on healthy snacks with a focus on fruits and vegetables. A list of acceptable snacks will be provided for those students in an allergy-aware classroom. The list of acceptable snacks will be created by the CSNs.
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Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 9/12/14

Student Late Arrival Schedule
Monthly Student Late Arrival:  September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8 and May 6.

The Student Late Arrival instructional schedule will be as... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 9/1/14

Vacations During the School Year
Parents or guardians are expect to schedule vacations during the summer or on school holidays.  In instances where absences are requested for vacation, parents and guardians must submit a written request to the principal two weeks in advance.... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 9/1/14

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is a time when schols and communities celebrate a healthy, drug free lifestyle. It began in California to honor Enrique Camarena and others who have given their lives to provide ...more

National PTA's Reflection

Jefferson is participating in the National PTA's Reflections program this year which encourages students in pre-K through grade 12 to explore and be involved in the arts.

The theme for the 2014-2015 ...more

2014-2015 Elementary Handbook

This handbook is designed to provide parents and guardians of Ellmhurst Public School District 205 elemenatary students with an introduction to a variety of topics, practices and procedures that are ...more

Safety in our Schools

Student Emergency Procedures

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 continues to refine its crisis response planning and to be vigilant about the safety of its students and staff. Following ...more


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District 205 News


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At Jefferson School our mission is to create a learning environment where students, parents and staff work together to achieve educational excellence.

Birthday Book News

Because we no longer have birthday treats in the classrooms (too many allergies!), a good alternative is donating a birthday book to our school library. For all of the details, go to the "Birthday ...more

Parents' Response to Intervention (RtI)


Please click on the above link to view Parents' frequently asked questions on the response to Intervention (RtI)

Type to Learn

District 205 has provided a keyboarding curriculum for our upper grade students. This program, Type to Learn 4, will be practiced by students within the regular school day four days per week for 15 ...more

Weather Related Late Start Information

Classes may start two hours later than usual during emergency conditions

District 205 has implemented a late start plan as an alternative to cancelling school for an entire day due to an ...more