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About Elmwood Elementary

Welcome to Elmwood Elementary School, home of the Panthers! 

Office hours are 8:40 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, except when school is closed due to holidays or breaks.

Please note that during the 2023-24 school year, each Monday will be an early release day for students, with dismissal at 2 p.m. 

From Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Located in the Near West Chicago suburb of Elmwood Park, Ill., Elmwood Elementary provides a comprehensive, standards-based public education to students in grades K-5 as part of Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401.

Along with John Mills Elementary, we are one of the District's two elementary schools.

Contact Us

Phone: 708-452-3558


Matthew Lerner is the school's principal, he can be reached at

Stephanie Hagins is the school's assistant principal, she can be reached at

Jacklyn Santana is the school's secretary, she can be reached at