About Elmwood Elementary School


Welcome to Elmwood Elementary School, home of the Panthers! You can reach us by phone at 708-452-3558 or by email at ewinfo@epcusd401.org.

Office hours are 8 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 p.m. For more information about entrance and dismissal times, visit our School Hours page.


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.

Our final total enrollment for 2021-22 was 519 students.*

  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st Grade: 101
  • 2nd Grade: 78
  • 3rd Grade: 67
  • 4th Grade: 97
  • 5th Grade: 94

*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.