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2024-25 Back To School Info

School Supply Lists

Each school has school supply lists, view here.

Register for Before- and After-School Care K-5

District 28 offers KidCare, a before- and after-school program at each elementary school. Children are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

KidCare registration for the 2024-2025 school year will open on April 16, 2024 at 7 p.m.. To register, please visit our Web Store.

Visit northbrook28.net/KidCare for fee schedule and additional information.

Schedule Pickup/Class Assignments

Teacher’s name and room assignments will be emailed for Young Explorers and kindergarten-Grade 5 students on Friday, Aug. 9.

Junior High students will receive their full schedule at the Junior High schedule pickup on Thursday, Aug. 15. Sixth-graders attend one of three 45-minute orientation sessions scheduled between 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; 7th- & 8th-graders pick up schedules & school supply orders between 3 and 5 p.m.

Meet the Teacher

  • Elementary school (Grades 1-5) Parent & Child “Meet the Teacher” is Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Kindergarten is scheduled individually by school:

o   Meadowbrook is Aug. 20, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

o   Greenbriar is Aug. 20, 10 - 11 a.m.

o   Westmoor is Aug. 20, 9-11 a.m.

o  Junior High students will meet their teachers on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 21.


Bus Information

Bus route information will be emailed to parents the week before school starts. Bus passes will be handed out at Meet the Teacher or sent home with your student on the first day of school.

First Day of School 2024

  • Kindergarten-8th Grade begin classes on Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • Young Explorers first day of class is Thursday, Aug. 22

Bus Service begins on the first day of school.

*All events are posted in the school calendars on the district website and mobile app.

Student School Day Hours

  • Young Explorers AM:                8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Young Explorers PM:                12:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Grades K - 5                               8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Grades 6, 7, & 8                         8:35 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Calendar At A Glance

2024-25 Calendar At A Glance