CONTACT Longfellow

501 South Arlington Heights Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

Phone: 847-520-2755



CCSD21 a school is comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in Illinois.


Community Consolidated School District 21 serves nearly 7,000 students in 13 schools across 6 communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Longfellow Elementary School serves students through 5th grade. School starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.

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Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18

Registration for next year’s kindergarten classes will open on Wednesday, February 1st for future Longfellow students. Registration times will be from 4:00pm-6:30pm on that day, or any day following during normal business hours (8:00am-4:00pm).

A child is eligible to attend Kindergarten in the fall of 2017 if the child will be five years old on or before September 1, 2017. Public Act 84-1430 states that (1) a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate or (2) other governmental documentation of the child’s identity and an affidavit explaining the inability to produce a copy of the certified birth certificate be provided. Additionally, proof of full-time residency within our district is required before a student may begin attending our schools.

Our district registration papers can be found on the CCSD21 website…please bring in all required documents to complete your child’s registration:

  • CCSD21 registration paperwork
  • Birth Certificate
  • Residency Verification – 3 items

Our kindergarten is half-day…the morning session hours are from 9:00am-11:30am and the afternoon session hours are from 1:00pm-3:30pm.

Please spread the word to your neighbors…the sooner we can get students registered, the sooner we can plan for next year’s staffing needs.

Thank you!

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January 2017

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March 2017

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Erin’s Law

The Comprehensive Health Education Act, often referred to as “Erin’s Law”, was passed in the Illinois state legislature on January 24, 2013. This law requires that age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault prevention education is included in grades pre-kindergarten through 12.