York 2022 National Merit Semifinalists

Elmhurst District 205 congratulates seven of our York High School seniors, who were announced as Semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The seniors are Andrew Brooks, Jericho Calago, Clark Mahoney, Ryder Maston, Morgan Burnham, Jessica Morey, and Madeleine Fine.

Hawthorne WalkandBike
Field Walk and Bike

An Industrial Technology class at Bryan Middle School works on a hands-on project.

Churchville Middle School students are welcomed with balloons and music for the start of the school year!


Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is a national leader in future-ready learning. The District currently serves more than 8,000 students who reside primarily in the City of Elmhurst and small portions of Oak Brook, Bensenville and Addison.

Fall 2021 Opening Plan


Churchville PLTW Class


Jefferson Kindergarten Class

Student Registration

District News

Two new podcasts – one by students and the other by administrators – tell the behind-the-scenes story of the people and programs of York High School.

The inaugural DukeCast premiered in September, York High School’s new podcast, which tells the story of the people and programs at York. “You can drive to work and listen to what’s going on at York High School,” said Principal Dr. Shahe Bagdasarian.

Families and community members are invited to Open Houses at both Emerson and Edison Elementary Schools to view the renovation work completed in the last year. We are proud of the work done, grateful to the community for supporting these initiatives, and invite you to share in our excitement. Parents, students, alums, neighbors, and community members are invited! You can take a self-guided tour and hear from students about their new, updated classrooms and future-ready spaces that are more conducive to student learning.

Emerson Open House - October 16 - 10 a.m.- noon
Edison Open House - October 23 - 10 a.m.- noon 

The York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) announces its honorees for 2021. These “Dukes of Distinction” are exemplary alumni who have made significant and/or extraordinary accomplishments, service, and an outstanding contribution to society. In 2013, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 launched the York Distinguished Alumni Program. “These exemplary alumni are wonderful role models and mentors for our students and help raise the expectations of all of our students,” said Superintendent Dr. Keisha Campbell. 

This year’s “Dukes of Distinction” will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4, beginning with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by a recognition program at 7 p.m. in the York Commons. The event is free and open to the public. The following day, the honored Dukes will visit classrooms and talk with students in both large and small group settings.

District 205 congratulates the following York High School seniors for being named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program: 

Dominic Campione, Charles Casey, Tieran Casey, Emily Doering, Colin Doherty, Bradley Dow, Emily Fujiwara, Coleman Goulding, Matthew Huffman, Tyler Janiak, Jack Klimek, Maria Mahnken, Samuel Musial, Johan Parayil, Timothy Paul, Annelise Rasmussen, Benjamin Rosen, Mira Shortt, Nikita Sidoryk, Michael Spurr, Owen Stufflebeam, Jack Tuchscherer, Monica Wang, Calvin Wiersum, Samuel Wit, and Nathan Yang. 

Commended students were not named as National Merit Semifinalists, but showed exceptional academic promise demonstrate by their outstanding performance on the qualifying test used for program entry. 

Kindergarten Registration 2022-23

Registration for 2022-23 kindergarten begins October 11! District 205 is fortunate to offer several options for kindergarten: traditional half-day, dual language, and all-day kindergarten. To accommodate interest in all of our kindergarten programs, D205 will be holding kindergarten registration October 11-22, 2021.

We have a virtual information session scheduled on Thursday, October 7 at 6 PM via Zoom.

For more information about kindergarten registration, visit: https://www.elmhurst205.org/dist.../kindergartenregistration

Calendar Events



iPad & Chromebook to Student Ratio


York Alumni inducted into the Dukes of Distinction Hall of Fame


Students involved in an extracurricular activity or athletics at York High School


Languages Spoken by D205 Families


Elmhurst District 205 Graduation Rate


raised by Foundation 205 since 1989


rasied by Foundation 205's Community Response Fund to support students and their families


 D205 teachers with advanced degrees


sports programs, both cut and non-cut, offered to students each season