Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Hufford Junior High School

Hufford Junior High School

Principal: Kyle Sartain

Assistant Principal: Karen Glowicki

Assistant Principal: Shavon Pittman

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

Final Student Registration Underway

All District 86 families who have not registered their children for the upcoming 2017-18 school year must register by July 26, 2017.

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Students Attend Summer School

More than 700 District 86 students, Kindergarten through Seventh Grade, are attending Summer School.

Events

Jul

24

Final Student Registration
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July 24, 2017-July 25, 2017

Time:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Finalize student registration and residency requirements for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
(08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

Jul

26

Final Day - Student Registration
Event's details
July 26, 2017

Time:11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Today is the last day to finalize student registration and residency requirements for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
(11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)

Jul

28

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
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July 28, 2017

All Day Event

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
 
(All Day Event)

Aug

04

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
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August 04, 2017

All Day Event

All Schools and JFK Administrative Center Closed
 
(All Day Event)

Aug

17

Institute Day
Event's details
August 17, 2017

All Day Event

Institute Day
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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