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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

November 21 SPR's go home
November 24 Parent Teachers Conferences - PM
November 25 No School ~ Parent Teachers Conferences 12:00-8:00 PM
November 26-28 Thanksgiving Break
December 5 Giving Tree ~ K,1, & 2 @ ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

District 205 Conference Survey
District 205 is asking parents who participate in the November 2014 Parent-Teacher Conferences to complete a short survey following their conference experience in order to gather feedback and improve our process. The surveys are divided into a Pre... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 11/21/14

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

United Community Concerns Association

The United Community Concerns Association is sponsoring their annual food drive from October 27th - November 21st. All District 205 students and families are invited to help fill holiday food boxes by bringing their donations to their local scho... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 10/31/14

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

Jan Newmann Giving Tree 2014

Every year at this time we start thinking about those less fortunate - especially our neighbors here in Elmhurst that need our help.

For those of you new to Jefferson, this program has been in place ...more

Thanks for Giving

Once again, the Jefferson School Community will ‘Share Their Good Will" with students less fortunate. We will again be collecting new and gently used books for Lara

Augustin School - A Chicago public ...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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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