Jefferson Thanksgiving Feast 2019

It is a tradition at Jefferson Elementary for second grade students to put themselves in the shoes of the pilgrims who journeyed to America on the Mayflower, and learn about the first Thanksgiving!

Marcus Emerson Visit to Emerson Elementary

Author Marcus Emerson visited Emerson Elementary, telling students about how he became a storyteller and an author. 

Congratulations to the 14 York student athletes who committed to play college athletics next year on National Signing Day. Read more here.

York Veterans Day Ceremony 2019

York High School hosted veterans and their families at their annual Veteran's Day Ceremony Nov. 11, 2019.

Churchville Middle School Honor Flight Donation

Churchville Middle School raised $1,540 for Honor Flight Chicago. Students presented the donation to representatives of Honor Flight Chicago at their Veteran's Day ceremony. 

York Distinguished Alumni 2019

The 2019 Dukes of Distinction are recognized at the York Distinguished Alumni Program. Congratulations to Thomas Ballent and Alice Jahnke Ballent, Joel Herter, Susan Harry, Kathleen Harger and Laura Orvidas (not pictured). 

Bryan Math Team at ICCP Contest

Congratulations to the Bryan Middle School math team, who took first place at the ICCP contest for the third year in a row!

Wizards v. D205 All Stars

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the District 205 Foundation at the annual Harlem Wizards v. D205 All Stars game.


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.

York Band 2019-2020

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District News

For many, Thanksgiving is officially the start to the holiday season. For others, the holidays begin as early as Labor Day or Halloween or the Hallmark Channel’s marathons. For me, it is definitely Thanksgiving.

The statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey is now open for parents to share thoughts about your experiences with our school. This survey provides critical input to help develop school improvement plans. The survey takes about 10 minutes.Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. 

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Elmhurst School District 205 - Administrative Office, 162 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126, USA



iPad & Chromebook to Student Ratio


Elmhurst District 205 Graduation Rate


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


Languages Spoken by D205 Families


referendum approved in 2018 to build two new schools, improve safety and security, provide the space for all-day kindergarten, and add future ready learning spaces at all schools.


raised by D205 Foundation since 1989


new Manufacturing Program and Business Incubator lab opens at York High School


 D205 teachers with advanced degrees


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