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
District 205 Board Approves New 3-Year Teacher Contract
At its Tuesday, November 24 meeting, the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education approved a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Elmhurst Teachers’ Council (ETC) in a 5-2 vote. The agreement was ratified by the... 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
YMPA Sponsors Barnes & Noble Book Fair Featuring Local Author
The York Music Parents Association (YMPA) is pleased to host a Book Fair at Barnes and Noble on Monday, November 30, 2015. Elmhurst author, Emily Demuth Ishida, will be available at the store from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, greeting readers of all... Continue
York Amateur Musicians Play at Fitz's Spare Keys, December 1
The York Amateur Musicians Club will be performing live music at Fitz's Spare Keys, 119 N. York Street, Elmhurst, on Tuesday, December 1, from 6:30-9:30 PM. This is a fundraiser for York’s Fine Arts Week, so there will be a suggested don... Continue
Be Ready for Weather-Related Late Start or School Closing
With the record snowfall we experienced recently, now is the time to remind yourself of the various ways District 205 announces school closings and late start openings resulting from inclement weather. (And it’s also the time to think about ... 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
York Music Dept. Honored as GRAMMY Signature School Semifinalist
For the fifth year in a row, the York Community High School Music Department has been honored as a GRAMMY® Signature School Semifinalist. The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 119 schools nationwide as GRAMMY Signature Schools... Continue
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District 205 Foundation
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.