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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

January 29 Vision & Hearing
January 30 No School ~ Institute Day
February 10 Kindergarten Registration ~ 9-11:00 AM
February 11 Late Arrival & Kindergarten Registration ~ 12:30-3:00 PM
February 12 Kindergar ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

Special Message from the Superintendent
After a 42-year educational career, I have made the difficult decision to retire from Elmhurst District 205 at the end of the 2014-15 school year. It has been an exceptional journey, and I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/14/15

 Enrollment for 2015-16 incoming kindergarteners and first grade students new to Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will take place on Tuesday, February 10, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM and on Wednesday, February 11, from 12:30 to 3:00 PM a... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 1/13/15

 The Foundation's Silver Ball 25th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser will be held at the fabulously refurbished Drake Oak Brook hotel on February 7th.

Ticket price includes beverages, plated dinner, a variety o... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 1/9/15

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

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

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

PTA Roller Skating Party

Jefferson Annual Roller Skating Party

Jefferson PTA invites you to our annual Jefferson Roller Skating Party!

Sunday, March 1st, 4:00 to 6:00PM

Lombard Roller Rink

201 West 22nd Street, Lombard

Admiss ...more

Jefferson Elementary Celebrating Sixty Years

Dear Jefferson Families,

We are celebrating sixty years of Jefferson Elementary being a part of the Elmhurst community and would like to inform you of some wonderful activities that will be occurring. ...more


Parents or guaradians are expected to schedule vacations durning the summer or on school holidays. If this is not possible parents/guardians must submit a written request to the principal two weeks ...more

Vision & Hearing Testing

Jefferson School will be hosting the annual vision and hearing testing according to Illinois State mandates. Testing includes:

Kindergarten: vision and hearing (vision only for those who have not ...more

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


Enrollment: 384

Events Calendar

Veterans' Day Assembly

District 205 News


Board Meeting Dates

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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