Joliet Public Schools | District 86


Washington Junior High SCHOOL and Academy

Washington Junior High and Academy

Principal: Michael Latting

402 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Phone: (815) 727-5271
Fax: (815) 740-5451

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Washington Junior High School and Academy

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School Hours

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

Michael Latting


Students enrolled at Washington Junior High School will be motivated and challenged to meet high expectations. We are a body of educators, who along with parents, partner together with one common goal of developing life-long learning and productive citizens.

In order to boost academic achievement, a new focus is being placed on Math, Science, and Technology. To meet the needs of our diverse population of over 700 students, teachers and staff will complete intense training based on differentiated instruction and methodology.





Hufford Ice Bucket Challenge

The 8th grade teachers at Hufford were challenged by students to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and they accepted.

Families Invited to Worldwide Day of Play

Families are invited to participate in free outdoor activities during Joliet's eighth annual Worldwide Day of Play.




WJHS Fundraiser Begins
Event's details
September 16, 2014

All Day Event

WJHS school fundraiser begins
(All Day Event)



WJHS- Academy Parent Session
Event's details
September 16, 2014

Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Parent Session
(06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)



WJHS Cross Country Meet @ Hufford
Event's details
September 16, 2014

Time:04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Cross Country Meet
(04:15 PM - 05:00 PM)



WJHS GBB- @ Cottage Grove
Event's details
September 17, 2014

Time:04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

GBB @ Cottage Grove
(04:30 PM - 06:00 PM)



WJHS Cross COuntry Meet @ A.V.M
Event's details
September 18, 2014

Time:04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Cross Country Meet
(04:30 PM - 05:30 PM)

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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