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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

Anderson, Ryan
Principal ryananderson@elmhurst205.org
Glassi, Juanita
Nurse jglassi@elmhurst205.org
Lawrence, Jacki
Lead Secretary jlawrence@elmhurst205.org
Traxler, Kathleen
Assistant Secretary ktraxler@elmhurst205.org


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 630-617-2420)
  • Grades K-8: District Office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 – 4:00 PM.
  • Pre-K: Madison Early Childhood Center (by appointment, call 630-617-2385)

Is there a new family in your neighborhood? Please let them know that beginning Monday, August 4 (and throughout the school year), families should enroll new students at their school of attendance.

Evening enrollment hours will be held from 4pm to 8pm on Tuesday, August 5; Monday, August 11; at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York and at Conrad Fischer Elementary (for students attending that school), 888 N. Wilson.

Important Dates for Start of School

Important dates to get on your calendar for the start of school include:
Wednesday, August 13th @ 4:30-6:00 pm – School Supply Kit Pick-up (for pre-ordered supply kits)

Wednesday, August 20th – First Day of School (This is a full day of school.) Our traditional events of Meet the Teacher & Welcome Back Ice Cream Social will be included within this first day, along with the PTA Welcome Back Coffee.  More details will be forthcoming in the welcome back letter in August.

Thursday, August 28th – School Picture Day and Curriculum Night


Jackson News

What’s for Lunch? District 205 Elementary Schools Information
Welcome to the District 205 Food Services Department.  The Food and Nutrition Services Department is committed to providing a variety of foods that taste great and provide the proper nutrition needed for the growth and development of the chil... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 7/28/14

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

2014-2015 School Calendar
The 2014-2015 school calendar is available ( ). Among specific things to note: The high school first day of school is Aug. 15th, and the elementary & middle school first day of school is Aug. 20th. Student late arrival days are now listed. &nb... Continue
Posted by: Ryan Anderson
Published: 5/2/14

Second Graders Visit Volkening Heritage Farm

Jackson School Student Council collects Box Tops for Education

Each year student council collects Box Tops for Education as a way to raise money. The funds we raise are then used to purchase a school gift and donate to a charity.  Please visit http://www.boxtops4education.com/  to see a list of participating products.  Remember, each box top is worth $0.10!  It all adds up!! Thank you for your support and SAVE THOSE BOX TOPS!!


Enrollment: 381

Laura Rhoney Named Star Educator for April 2014

On May 7, 2014, Laura Rhoney was recognized by Kickoff for Kids as the "Star Educator" for April. Laura, a First Grade Teacher at Jackson School, was presented with a plaque and gift card for ...more

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Jackson Second Grade Team Wins Those Who Excel Award

Jackson Second Grade Team Wins Those Who Excel Award

On October 19, 2013, the Jackson Second Grade Team received a Those Who Excel award from the Illinois State Board of Education in the team category. The Jackson Second Grade Team includes Becky Hursh, Lori Jorbin, Cathy Moran, and Sue Latoria.

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Jackson School Mission Statement

"The Mission of Jackson School is to work and learn together to reach our goals and to provide an education that empowers all students to succeed in a rapidly changing world."

Online Resources for Students in Reading and Math

The following are websites that we feel can be very useful for students to use as they work from their MAP RIT scores to help meet their individual skill levels. Each of the sites below links to ...more

Student Handbook and Technology Signature Forms

September, 2012

Thank you parents for reviewing the Elementary School Handbook with your child, as well as completing both sides of the form that was sent home today and returning it next week.

For accessing the handbook, you may click here.

The Fittest Brains - Article written by Gretchen Reynolds

With this week being the international Walk & Roll to School Day (Oct 6th), this attached article is particularly germaine to the concept of using excercise and physical movement in the learning process and development of children's brains. 


Click here to access the article .