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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

December 22-January 5 Winter Break
January 5 Classess Resume
January 11 Dad's Chilli Cook Off
January 14 Late Arrival
January 19 No School ~ MLK Day
January 24 PTA Winter Carnival
January 29 Vision & Hearing
Januar ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

Be Ready for Weather-Related Late Start or School Closures
Five years ago, District 205 implemented a Late Start plan as an alternative to cancelling school for an entire day due to an emergency, such as inclement weather. A Late Start schedule (not to be confused with Student Late Arrival days) would be ... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 12/18/14

Cold and Flu Season Are Here; DuPage County Offers Helpful Guidelines

Like many other school districts, Elmhurst District 205 is experiencing higher than usual absenteeism rates in its elementary and middle schools, due to fever, cough, etc. Some of these point to influenza-like illness, which the District nursi... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 12/10/14

Jefferson Health Office News
If you have any clothing your children have outgrown please donate it to the Jefferson Health Office for students who need a change of clothes during the day.  Boys clothing, boys underwear and larger sizes would be especially helpful.  ... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 11/14/14

State of Illinois Releases Annual School Report Cards
The State of Illinois released the annual school report cards for 2013-14 on October 31, 2014. They are published on the District 205 website under District -> State School Report Cards or are available through the Illinois Report Card website ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 11/4/14

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

Dad's Club Chilli Cook-Off

Save the date, January 11th, 2015. Dad's Club will host a Chilli Cook-Off.

Chili Cook-Off 2015

Kindergarten Registration 2015-2016

We are looking to locate potential kindergarteners for the 2015-2016 school year. Eligible students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2010. If you have a child who may be eligible, ...more

Box Tops for Education

This year, our school will be continuing in the Box Tops for Education program. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our schools buy what it needs. Box Tops are each worth 10 cents and ...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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Veterans' Day Assembly

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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