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.





Spelling Bee Winners Recognized

Congratulations to our District 86 Junior High Spelling Bee Winners.


Happy Halloween

Thank you to all the parents who attended Parent/Teacher Conferences.




Thanksgiving Day, Day Before, and Following - No School
Event's details
November 26, 2014-November 28, 2014

All Day Event

Thanksgiving Day, Day Before, and Following - No School
(All Day Event)



WJhS Decmber Parent Session
Event's details
December 03, 2014

Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

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



Mid Term Report Card Pick Up
Event's details
December 04, 2014

Time:04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Mid term report card pick up
(04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)



Last Day Classes Before Winter Break
Event's details
December 19, 2014

All Day Event

Last Day Classes Before Winter Break
(All Day Event)



Winter Break
Event's details
December 20, 2014-January 04, 2015

All Day Event

Winter Break
(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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