Elgin Area School District U46

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Elgin Area School District U-46
355 East Chicago St
, Illinois, 60120
District information
Typeunit school district
1873 (1873) (as Elgin Area District U-1)
1902 (as Elgin Area District U-46)[1]
SuperintendentSuzanne Johnson
Chair of the boardSue Kerr
Schoolssee below
District ID1713710
Students and staff
Enrollment39,000 (total)
Teachers2,426 (FTE)
Staff4,272 (FTE, inc. Teachers)
Other information
CEOTony Sanders

Elgin Area School District U46, often referred to as "U-46", is a unit school district headquartered in Elgin, Kane County, Illinois.[2] Covering 90 square miles (230 km2), the district serves portions of eleven communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties.[2] School District U-46 serves over 40,000 children in grades preK-12. The district ranks as the second largest in Illinois with forty elementary schools, eight middle schools and five high schools.[2]

Tony Sanders is the CEO as of August 2022.[3]

Special programs[edit]

  • Center House
  • Central School Programs
  • DREAM Academy, an alternative school
  • High School Academy Program, a program for gifted students in High School
  • Preschool Programs
  • Radio station WEPS (88.9 FM)
  • School Within a School (SWAS) Program, a program for gifted students in 4th-8th Grade; also called Inquiry and Gifted Network for Ingenuity Talent and Exploration (IGNITE) Program
  • Planetarium/Observatory

Schools, alphabetically[edit]

Name Website Principal Mascot
Abbott Middle School link Christine Zugel Warriors
Bartlett Elementary School Link John Signatur Bulldogs
Bartlett High School link Mike Demovsky Hawks
Canton Middle School link Kim Rudden Cougars
Centennial Elementary School link Sarah N. Rabe Eagles
Central Schools Programs link Tracy Morton
Century Oaks Elementary School link Dr. Andrea Erickson Tigers
Channing Elementary School link Josefina Melendez Cheetahs
Clinton Elementary School link John Oliver Cougars
Coleman Elementary School link Brian Stark Cougars
Creekside Elementary School link Joel Pollack Cardinals
DREAM Academy link Krystal Thomas
Eastview Middle School link Donald Donner Wolves
Elgin High School link Jamie Crosen Maroons
Ellis Middle School link Yvette G. Gonzalez-Collins Eagles
Fox Meadow Elementary School Link Sjoukje Brown Foxes
Garfield Elementary School link Dr. Kyle D. Bunker Giants
Glenbrook Elementary School link Cheryl DeRoo Hawks
Hanover Countryside Elementary School link Jack Shepherd Wildcats
Harriet Gifford Elementary School link Joe Corcoran Bears
Hawk Hollow Elementary School link Noelle Dupuis Little Hawks
Heritage Elementary School Link Catherine Fletcher Eagles
Highland Elementary School link Steve Johnson Hounds
Hillcrest Elementary School link Glenda Rosado Huskies
Hilltop Elementary School link Dr. Kyle VonSchnase Hawks
Horizon Elementary School link Jennifer Schwardt Suns
Huff Elementary School link Dr. Angelica Ernst Wildcats
Illinois Park Center for Early Learning link Apryl Lowe Huskies
Independence Center for Early Learning link Lisa Bergbreiter
Kenyon Woods Middle School link Lisa Olsem Panthers
Kimball Middle School link Charlotte Coleman Tigers
Larkin High School link Krystal Bush Royals
Larsen Middle School link Marc J. Spacone Lancers
Laurel Hill Elementary School link Maria A. Lopez Louie the Lion
Liberty Elementary School link Stephanie Sylvester Lions
Lincoln Elementary School link Abbie Ecklund Eagles
Lords Park Elementary School link Noe Velazquez Lions
Lowrie Elementary School link Tiffany Robinson Beavers
McKinley Elementary School link Jeff Bragg Tigers
Nature Ridge Elementary School link Charlotte Coleman Wolves
Oakhill Elementary School link Laura Algeria Eagles
Ontarioville Elementary School link Dr. Elizabeth Ma Owls
Otter Creek Elementary School link David Aleman Otters
Parkwood Elementary School Link Ana Arroyo Panthers
Prairieview Elementary School link Paul Flatley Panthers
Ridge Circle Elementary School link Janelle Raine Panthers
Ronald D. O’Neal Elementary School link Marcie Marzullo Wildcats
South Elgin High School link Dr. Kurt Johansen The Storm
Spring Trail Elementary School link Amy Kendryna Tigers
Streamwood High School link Michele Chapman Sabres
Sunnydale Elementary School link Maria Valdovinos Mustangs
Sycamore Trails Elementary School link Lisa Cardenas Timberwolves
Tefft Middle School link Luis Fernando DeLeon Trojans
Timber Trails Elementary School link Dr. Elisa Biancalana Tigers
Washington Elementary School link Lori Brandes Falcons
Wayne Elementary School link Adam Zurko Wildcats
Willard Elementary School link Julie Lestonr Eagles

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "History of U46". U-46 School District. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "School District U-46 Overview". Weichert. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "District U-46 students return to school amid teacher shortage". Yahoo. August 16, 2022. Retrieved August 18, 2022.