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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

October 8 Late Arrival - Schedule listed below
October 9 Science Olympiad Evening
October 13 No School - Columbus Day
October 16 PTA Special Lunch
October 20-23 PTA Book Fair
October 31 Halloween Parade ...more

Jefferson "Tiger News"

September News
Dear Families,

It has been a wonderful beginning of the school year at Jefferson! Thank you to everyone who helped support our students and staff in order to have a successful kick off to the 2014-2015 school year. We appreciate the great suppo... Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 9/18/14

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 Council News
Join us on Spirit Days:
September 26th - Bears/Packers Day - Wear your favorite team shirt.
October 3rd - Miss Match Day
October 9th - Hawks Day Continue
Posted by: Cynthia Moore
Published: 9/11/14

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

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 occur.  Most commonly, the allergy is to peanuts and... 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

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

Science Olympiad 2013

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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