City of Elmhurst Announces New Code Red Emergency Alert System
In a continuing effort to improve communication with residents and businesses during an emergency situation the City of Elmhurst completed an extensive and thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems. The City has contracted with the CodeRE... Continue
Focus 205 Community Engagement Initiative - Join the Conversation!
Beginning September 2, 2015, Elmhurst District 205 will launching an exciting new Community Engagement Initiative - Focus 205. This project is a collaborative conversation between the community and the school district, facilitated b... Continue
Elementary Instrumental Music Program Registration
District 205 offers the opportunity for all students in fourth grade and above to learn to play a string, woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument through the D205 Instrumental Music Program. Instruction on string instruments is offered through t... Continue
York High School’s 2015 ACT Scores Set New All-Time High of 24.2
ACT has just released this year’s scores for the Class of 2015. At the state level, average composite scores on the ACT college entrance exam held steady from last year at 20.7.Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 saw s... Continue
Dr. Michael Thompson to present in Elmhurst on September 28
Dr. Michael Thompson, author of "Raising Cain: Protecting The Emotional Life of Boys" will be in Elmhurst on Monday, September 28 to present all-school assemblies at Bryan, Churchville and Sandburg Middle Schools, as well as speakin... Continue
Niche Ranks Elmhurst District 205 in State's Top Ten
Elmhurst District 205 was recently named among Niche’s top ten public school districts in the State of Illinois. District 205 has fared favorably over the years in various national rankings, be it Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report or Nich... Continue
New Immunization Requirement for 6th and 12th grade Students
Per the Illinois Department of Public Health, beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, any child entering the 6th grade shall show proof of having received 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) prior to the beginning of school. The fir... Continue
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The mission of Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is to meet the educational needs of all students, challenging each to his or her full potential and ensuring a foundation for future success in life.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will be a national leader in educating children of all backgrounds and ability levels, promoting high individual student achievement. The district will incorporate student-centered decision-making, the highest academic standards, best practices in education, the highest caliber educational professionals, and leading edge resources to ensure an equitable education for all and success in a global society.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 currently serves more than 8,000 students who reside primarily in the City of Elmhurst and small portions of Oak Brook, Bensenville and Addison. Approximately 93 percent of students live in Elmhurst with the remainder living outside of the City, but within the District 205 boundaries.