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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

Moore, Cynthia
Lead Secretary
Kirchhoff, Leslie
Assistant Secretary
Holmes, Christine
Registered Nurse


Important Dates

August 11th PTA School Supply Pick-Up @ 5-7 PM
August 12th PTA School Supply Pick-Up @ 9-11 AM
August 14th Kindergarten Welcome - Refer to Letter sent with schedule
August 19th Meet the Teacher ~ Grades ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

New Student Enrollment - Summer Hours
During the summer families with students new to Elmhurst District 205 may enroll new students as follows: July 7 through July 31st, families  may  enroll new students as follows: Grades 9-12: York High School (by appointment, call 630-61... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 7/3/14

Reminder of 2014-15 School Immunization Requirements
Many health care providers are seeing Illinois students for school physicals and immunizations for the upcoming fall. This is a reminder to make sure you understand the code changes and how they may impact your child. The new requirements are spel... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 7/1/14

Summer Reading Programs at the Elmhurst Public Library
Kids aren't the only ones who benefit from summer reading. Adults can win prizes too – one raffle chance for every four books you read or listen to. Registration for Elmhurst Public Library’s Summer Reading Program begins on S... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 5/27/14

Congratulations Thiems Grant Recipients

STEM Injection for Elementary Libraries: It Won’t Hurt, Just a Little Pressure. $4,900 Mary Greska, Donna Dewar, Vicky Lessard, Margaret Lewis, Nicolette Vaillancourt, Emily Walton, Caroline ...more

New MAP Assessment Indicates D205 Curriculum Is Aligned to Common Core

New MAP Assessment Indicates D205 Curriculum Is Aligned to Common Core

This year District 205 made the transition to the Common Core version of the MAP assessment from the previous version that was ...more

Tri-C Publications

Summer Skills ~ Math and Language Arts Reviews
It’s hard to believe that summer is just around the corner. The children are all looking forward to fun and hav-ing a break from school. However, it is ...more

Are you moving?

Please call Mrs. Moore 630.834.6261 and let her know if your child will not be attending Jefferson School next year.If you decided to move during the summer, please call the district office and let ...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

Food Allergies

There are a large number of students throughout our school with food allergies. These food allergies can cause significant health concerns and could even be life-threatening should exposure ...more

Vacations during 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 ...more

Summary of Assessments


Teachers use common classroom assessments as well as formal assessments to help them plan differentiated instruction. Here is a summary of the assessments administered to elementary ...more


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Events Calendar

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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