Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours of a typical school day?  Start 7:45am and ends at 2:14pm or 2:16pm depending on grade. Preschool has a half day option ending at 10:45am.

What are your hours of extended day? Extended day begins at 7:00am and after school is from dismissal until 5:45pm.

Do students have recess? Primary students have recess twice a day.

Do you have busing?  PreK through 8th grade students living more than 1.5 miles from school may utilize free bus services provided by Lisle School District 202.  You will want to confirm this with the Lisle School District Office at 630-493-8000.

What is the school uniform? Our formal uniforms are from Dennis Uniform in Lombard and these are typically worn three days a week. We have a variety of options for both boys and girls. A full uniform guideline document is available.  We also wear a gym uniform two days a week - these are the days your child has gym.

Do you have 1/1 computing? Yes we do for grades K-8. We also have SmartBoards in all our classrooms to allow for projection of computers and hands on integration of topics and problem solving. And iPads for preschool.

What do I do if my child will be absent? Daily attendance is required. When a student is absent from school, a parent should call the office at 630-969-1732 by 8:00am each day of the absence.

Do you have a Hot Lunch? SJA provides a Hot Lunch Program to Kindergarten through 8th grade on Thursdays*. The full meals include a main entrée with a side and dessert. Entrée and other side items can be ordered a la carte. These meals are catered through local vendors.