About Elm Middle School

Welcome to Elm Middle School, home of the Cougars! You can reach us by phone at 708-452-3550 or by email at elminfo@epcusd401.org.

Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, except when school is closed due to holidays or breaks.

Please note that during 2022-23 each Monday will be an early release day for students, with dismissal at 2:09 p.m. For more information about entrance and dismissal times, visit our Bell Schedules and School Hours pages.

One Community, One Middle School

Located in the Near West Chicago suburb of Elmwood Park, Ill., Elm Middle School provides a comprehensive, standards-based public education to students in grades 6-8 as part of Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401.

We offer a rigorous three-year curriculum organized within the framework of our College & Career Pathways program. Elm is proud to be the District's only middle school.

Our final total enrollment for 2021-22 was 675 students.*

  • 6th Grade: 212
  • 7th Grade: 243
  • 8th Grade: 220

*PLEASE NOTE: All enrollment figures were final for 2021-22 as of May 26, 2022.

An Invitation to Opportunity

We invite you to learn more about our school — and about the many opportunities for learning and personal growth that we provide our students — by visiting the links in the sections below. Click the plus signs or titles to see the contents of each section. Enjoy your visit!