Whittier School

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<p>One of 11 elementary schools in Downers Grove Grade School District 58, Whittier was built in 1928 and named for the poet John Greenleaf Whittier. The school is recognized as a historic building by the Downers Grove Historical Society.</p>
<p>Principal Linda Welch leads a staff of 14 full-time teachers who serve the needs of the school's 300 students. Whittier also is proud of the high degree of parent involvement it enjoys. The school is among seven in the district to earn Academic Excellence awards for sustained high performance on the Illinois Standard Achievement Test.</p> <p>Whittier also is the site of a Weather Bug meteorological station. The school's mascot is the jaguar.</p>
536 Hill St, Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5865
  • Fax: 630-719-1105
  • Accessibility Details: The entrance is at ground level.
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm; Sat, Sun, closed
  • Accessible: yes
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