Education and Schools

Education and Schools

A community’s educational system is the bedrock of family life.  In Elmhurst, a unique mix of public, private and parochial schools, plus specialty education centers, provide learning opportunities spanning from preschool through college.

Private/Parochial Schools

Several private/parochial schools in Elmhurst serve families desiring a faith-based learning atmosphere for their children. Each of these educational institutions offers preschool for children ages 3 and 4.

Elmhurst College

A premier, comprehensive, four-year college founded in 1871, Elmhurst College blends liberal learning and professional preparation to educate students for life in a global society.

District 205 Board of Education

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is governed by a group of seven elected officials, referred to as the Board of Education. Each member is elected to serve four consecutive years and is eligible for an unlimited number of terms.