Algonquin Middle School
Central Elementary School
Chippewa Middle School
Cumberland Elementary School
Early Learning Center
Forest Elementary School
Iroquois Community School
North Elementary School
Orchard Place Elementary School
Plainfield Elementary School
South Elementary School
Terrace Elementary School

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Login with your Id# and Pin #. – For assistance please contact Rebecca Jordan (847) 824-1185 or Ariana Pinedo (847) 824-1136

Student Pick-up and Drop-offSchool bus route, stop location and time

FOIA – Requests under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) may be sent via email to

Des Plaines School District 62 - FOIA Administrative Procedures

Retirement Volunteer Invite

Please RSVP by Thursday May 1 to Kathy Ryan 847-789- 5102 or .

Student Attendance Reminder – Friday, April 18 is a non-attendance day for District 62 students and staff. Monday, April 21, all students will attend school to make-up Monday, January 6, the first day that school was cancelled for extreme temperatures and snowfall. Again, All students will attend school on Monday, April 21. SPARK is in session. Thank you and have a safe weekend.

Spring Registration and Transportation
La Inscripción para Clases y Transportación

Middle School Registration and Transportation Algonquin | Chippewa
Elementary School Registration and Transportation Central | Cumberland | Forest | North | Orchard Place | Plainfield | South | Terrace

NOTE: ICS middle school parents will receive the Spring Student Registration and Transportation Enrollment forms at a later date

Young Entrepreneurs Compete for Business Funding – A love of figure skating, Lacrosse, and skiing, coupled with a sister who plays hockey, prompted sixth grader Joanna Skopura to design a drying rack that refreshes sports clothing. Her product, business plan, and presentation made her the big winner at the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) panel that was held March 25 at Club Casa. Learn more...

STEM Club + GE = Ignited Minds – For the next four weeks, General Electric (GE) engineers and project managers will meet with the Algonquin Middle School STEM Club on Tuesdays from 3-4 PM. This particular visit focused on retail math and discounts. Igniting Minds, which is a ten-week program, features GE professionals working with AMS students in activities such as Roller Coasting Through Functions, Math Bingo, Invest in Your Education and Supreme Court Handshakes. Algonquin is the first middle school in the northwest suburbs to participate in this program.


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The mission of the Des Plaines Community Education System is to equip our students with the skills necessary for their success as responsible citizens, productive workers, and lifelong learners by providing the best possible educational climate, curriculum, resources, and staff.

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2012 D62 Community Survey Report

The Board of Education releases the results from the community-wide survey that will assist in the development of long-term district goals. Learn more...

D62 Website Translations Are a Click Away – Google’s translation tool can be used to automatically translate the District 62 website or blog into any language that’s available. Select the desired language and seconds later the link is translated.

D62 Parent and Staff Notification System – District 62 uses Blackboard Connect 5 to notify parents, staff, vendors, and the Board of Education of emergency and weather related school closings, cancellations, late starts, and general announcements. Learn more...

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Leon Smaage
Administration Center

777 East Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016-6281