Frequently Asked Questions
The first day of school was Wednesday, August 25, 2021. It was a full day.
School begins at 9:05 a.m. and ends at 3:35 p.m. Playground supervision begins at 8:50 a.m.; please don't drop off children before then. The first reminder bell rings at 8:58 a.m. The second one sounds at 9 a.m. Children arriving after 9:05 a.m. will be marked tardy.
Washington is the largest elementary school in the district with approximately 530 students kindergarten through fifth grade. We are the only school that has two strands of the dual language Two-Way Immersion or TWI (pronounced "TWEE") program, which brings students from all over Evanston to Washington School. The average class size is 22 students. More information is available at the Illinois At-A-Glance Report Card.