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24-Hour Attendance Line


Regular School Hours:

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

Lunch Period 2 - 
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM

Lunch Period 3 - 
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

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 23 Conferences 4-8 PM
November 24 No School - Elementary Only -  Conferences  12-8 PM
November 25-27 No School - Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Student Late Arrival
December 10 The Giving Tree Assembly ~ 3-5 @ 9:9:45 AM - K-2 @ 10-10:45 AM
December 18 Last Day before Winter
December 21-January 4 Winter Break
January 4 Classes Resumes
January 6 Student Late Arrival


Jefferson "Tiger News"

Focus 205 Session 4 on December 2 - 21st Century Facilities
The next Focus 205 community engagement session is fast approaching! We've talked about future ready students and classrooms; now we'll be discussing future ready schools. Did you know that the learning environment itself can either enhanc... Continue

Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences - Post-Conference Survey
Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary students are being held on Monday, November 23, from 4:30 to 8:00 PM and on Tuesday, November 24, from noon to 8 PM. There will be no school for elementary students ONLY on Tuesday. School will be closed f... Continue

Elmhurst Firefighters Organize Holiday Toy Drive
Elmhurst Firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be collected at Fire Station #1, 404 N. York Stree... Continue

The Giving Tree

Every year at this time we need to 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 ...more

UCCA Annual Holiday Food Drive

All District 205 students and families are invited to help fill holiday food boxes by bringing their donations to their local school October 26th - November 20th, 2015. There is also a collection ...more

Expanded Snack for Fourth & Fifth Grade

In an effort to provide a safe and healthy environment for all of our students, we are providing you with information to help students with food allergies avoid exposure to allergens. A food ...more


In order to address overcrowding issues in some school lunchrooms, as well as improving lunch supervision and playground safety, there will now be three lunch periods at all elementary schools:

Lunch ...more

Late Arrival Dates 2015-2016

Student Late Arrival Days for Elementary are follows:

September 2, October 14, November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2, April 6, May 4.


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

2015-2016 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


Marshall the Miracle Dog

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