Main Office


John Mills Elementary School’s main office is where you will find our administrators and our indispensable administrative support staff. 


Office Hours


During the school year, our office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The office is closed for business during the summer from early June to late July.


Main Office Contact Information


If you want to reach us by email, please use the general information email address listed below, or send your message to the appropriate individual listed elsewhere on this page.

► Address: 2824 N. 76th Ave., Elmwood Park, IL 60707

► Phone: 708-452-3560

► To Report an Absence: Call in before 9 a.m. the day of the absence at 708-583-6288 (voicemail) or 708-452-3560 during office hours (7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

► Fax: 708-452-0349

► Email: millsinfo@epcusd401.org

► Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday (closed during summer break)

► For School Closing Information: 708-452-7272-8

► School Hashtag: #JMTrojanPride (use this to interact with us on social media)


Administration


To contact any of the listed individuals by email, please click the name of the person you want to reach. In general, all District 401 email addresses for individual employees follow the same pattern: lastnamefirstinitial@epcusd401.org. The main office phone number is 708-452-3560.

► Principal: Ms. Laura Magruder (bio) | 708-583-6277

► Assistant Principal: Ms. Jamie Ponce (bio) | 708-583-6284


Office Staff


To contact any of the listed individuals by email, please click the name of the person you want to reach. In general, all District 401 email addresses for individual employees follow the same pattern: lastnamefirstinitial@epcusd401.org. The main office phone number is 708-452-3560.

► Principal’s Secretary: Ms. Denise Wurtz | 708-583-6287

► Office Clerk: Ms. Jennifer Espana | 708-583-6275


Chain of Command


When questions, concerns or interests regarding your child's progress or school program arise, please address them promptly by contacting the classroom teacher. Use this directory to look up the John Mills teacher you need to contact.

If questions or concerns remain, it is appropriate that you then contact the building principal or assistant principal.

In the event that there are remaining or unresolved questions or concerns, feel free to contact Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin M. Anderson.

Remember, always contact the teacher first!


When Visiting John Mills


Visitors to John Mills Elementary School during school hours must sign in and out at the office and obtain a visitor's badge. A valid form of identification is required.

School-age visitors are not permitted during school hours. Advance appointments are recommended to see any staff.

All visitors must observe District 401's policy and rules governing conduct on school property, which can be found in Section 8:30 of the Board of Education's Policy Manual.