Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time does school start?

    Students should be at school by 8:05 and in class by 8:15. Students arriving after 8:15 must check in through the office. The school day ends at 2:30.  Students needing to leave before the end of the day must be checked out through the office by a parent or adult on their contact list.

    What should I do if my child will miss school?

    Parents should notify the school by calling the absent line: 630-420-6631
    Please call by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the absence.

    Where will I find information about school rules?

    School rules and discipline policy are listed in the handbook.


    What if my child forgets something?

    There is an “I Forgot Table” across from the office where you can leave the forgotten item.

    Can my child order hot lunch or milk once in a while or do they have to order every day?

    Your child can order as much or as little hot lunch/milk as they choose.  The menu will be sent home monthly.


    How do I know when my child needs to wear their gym shoes?

    You can print off or view the color calendar on the River Woods web site.  You will also need to know from your child’s teacher the color schedule.  Your child will need to wear gym shoes on the color day for your gym schedule.