The first day of school for K-12 students in District 205 will be Monday, August 20, with an early dismissal for those in grades K-5. Early Childhood classes begin Tuesday, August 21.
Please note that for kindergarten students, the following schedule will be in place on the first day of school: AM Kindergarten - 8:15 to 9:15 AM and PM Kindergarten - 10:05 to 11:05 AM. For students in grades 1 through 5, instructional hours on the first day of school will be from 8:15 to 11:05 AM. Students should arrive at 8:10 AM.
In order to bring District 205’s instructional minutes into alignment with the State of Illinois average, 15 minutes have been added to the elementary day. Students will be asked to report five minutes earlier than the times listed below (at 8:10 AM for grades 1-5 and morning kindergarten and at 12 noon for PM kindergarten) in order to be ready to begin the school day on time.
The following new instructional schedule begins with the 2012-13 school year:
AM Kindergarten – 8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten – 12:05 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1-5 – 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Lunch – 11:05 AM to 12:05 PM