At a Glance | EPHS

Elmwood Park High School provides a comprehensive, standards-based public education to students in grades 9-12 as part of Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401.

Our school, which opened in 1954, is located in Elmwood Park, Ill., a Near West suburb of Chicago with a population of about 25,000. Our nickname is the Tigers, and our school colors are black and gold. We are District 401's only high school.

Our final total enrollment for 2021-22 was 961 students.*

  • 9th Grade: 250
  • 10th Grade: 243
  • 11th Grade: 224
  • 12th Grade: 236
  • Another eight students were enrolled in our post-12th grade transition program.

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

EPHS provides core, honors, Advanced Placement and dual-credit academic programming, organized within the framework of our College & Career Pathways program. We also support instruction for students with IEP, English Learner, 504 and other special needs.

In its most recent rankings, U.S. News again listed us as one of the nation's Best High Schools.

Elmwood Park High School's Mission Statement

The faculty, staff, administration and Board of Education of Elmwood Park High School are committed to providing a comprehensive high school education which, through its curricular and extracurricular programs, meets the individual and collective needs of its students and prepares them to be productive citizens of a diverse, global and interdependent society.

In particular, this learning community is committed to the flexible teaching and scheduling patterns and resources necessary to stretch each student to the limits of his/her academic and personal potential, and to providing the knowledge, problem solving and personal skills required for post-secondary education, employment, leisure and family life.

Graduates should be grounded in our American heritage of respect for human dignity and optimism regarding their role in improving the quality of life for all people.

Address and Map

Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave., Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Administration | EPHS Phone: (708) 452-7272

If you would like to email any of the individuals listed below, please click the name of the person you want to reach. The main office phone number is 708-452-7272.





Mr. Douglas Wildes

ext. 6211

Assistant Principal

Ms. Stephanie Dornan

ext. 6212

Dean of Students | A-L

Position to be filled

ext. 6217

Dean of Students | M-Z

Ms. Agnes Stankiewicz

ext. 6216

Athletic Director

Mr. Doug Noyes

ext. 5468

Office Staff | EPHS Phone: (708) 452-7272

To email any of the individuals listed below, please click the name of the person you want to reach. The main office phone number is 708-452-7272. 




Principal’s Secretary

Ms. Erica Guillen

ext. 6214

Deans' Secretary

Ms. Joanna Acosta

ext. 6215

Athletic Director's Secretary

Ms. Elizabeth Gonzalez

ext. 5468

Attendance Clerk

Ms. Monica Sarno

ext. 6202

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.



General Email

Office Hours


(Main Office)

(Athletic Office)

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
(EPHS office is open year round)

Absences and School Closings

To report an absence:

  • Call the EPHS Attendance Voicemail at 708-583-6400 before 9 a.m. the day of the absence.

For school closing information:

  • Call 708-452-7272 and use extension 8.

If You Visit EPHS

All visitors to Elmwood Park High School during hours when students are present must sign in and out at the security desk and obtain a visitor’s badge.

School-age visitors are not permitted during school hours.

School Hours

Regular Start

Start of Classes



7:40 a.m.

2:53 p.m.

Early Release Start of Classes Dismissal
Mondays 7:40 a.m. 1:53 p.m.

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