Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Hufford Junior High School

Hufford Junior High School

Principal: Kyle Sartain

1125 North Larkin Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435-3487

Phone: (815) 725-3540
Fax: (815) 744-5974

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Hufford Junior High School

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School Hours

Start Time 8:00 am
Regular Dismissal 2:50 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 11:40 am

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL
 

Sartain_125x148Hufford Junior High School is the largest school in District 86 with approximately 1,100 students. We offer educational experiences to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. Hufford Jr. High School also has a magnet school component, the Individual Education School, with a focus on the 4 R’s: Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, and Responsiveness. In addition to our General Education Programs, we accommodate student needs through a continuum of Special Education Programs taught in an inclusion setting. Additionally, we use a prescriptive approach to meet the individual needs of students through our Response to Intervention Initiative (RtI).

Core subjects include Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. Art, Music, Speech, Technology Lab, Math Lab, Character Education, Health, and PE compliment the core subjects. Accelerated classes are offered at every grade level to maximize opportunities for all students. Our Band, Orchestra, and Choir Programs are among the finest in Illinois and are a source of pride for our Hufford Jr. High School Community.

After-school programs offer both athletic and academic opportunities as well as enrichment activities. The Sports Program includes Girls and Boys Cross Country; Girls and Boys Basketball; Boys Wrestling; Girls Volleyball; and Girls and Boys Soccer. Tutoring, Scholastic Bowl, Fan Club, Chess Club, Art Club, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, and Builders Club are just a few of the activities offered to our students to help them grow and become strong independent thinkers ready for the future.

News

Forest Park and Hufford Schools Accepting IE Applications

The magnet program at Forest Park and the I.E. program housed at Hufford Junior High are now accepting student applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

Valentines

Students Make Valentines for Veterans

Students throughout District 86 made hundreds of Valentine's Day cards and letters for veterans and those serving in the military.

Events

Feb

27

Hufford ARC Reading 3:00-4:00 pm1
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February 27, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford ARC Reading 3:00-4:00 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

27

Hufford Chess Club 3:00-4:00 pm10
Event's details
February 27, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Chess Club 3:00-4:00 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

28

Hufford Robotics 3:00-4:30 pm6
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February 28, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Robotics 3:00-4:30 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Mar

02

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 02, 2017

Time:05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year
 
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Mar

03

Kindergarten Round-Up
Event's details
March 03, 2017

Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

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