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Brook Park 708-588-8760

This line is available to receive calls 24 hours a day.


Regular attendance is essential to achieve success in the educational program. For your child’s protection, parents/guardians are required to call the attendance line at the extension listed above, by 7:45 a.m., if your child will be absent. Absence messages can be called in anytime from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. If you do not call by 9:00 a.m., the office clerk will contact you at home or work. If we are unable to make contact, the police could be called to assist us in locating your child. A student must be in attendance for the entire school day to participate in a district extracurricular activity.


State of Illinois requirements for student attendance is as follows:

  • Kindergarten must attend 2 hours to be considered in full attendance for the day
  • 1st grade must attend 4 clock hours for full day & 2 clock hours to be considered 1⁄2 day
  • 2nd through 8th grade students must attend 5 clock hours to be considered in full attendance for that day and 2.5 clock hours to be considered in half-day attendance.