CONTACT Tarkington

310 Scott Street
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-520-2775

Fax: 847-419-3074

Attendance: 847-520-2776



Community Consolidated School District 21 serves nearly 7,000 students in 13 schools across 6 communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Tarkington Elementary School serves students through 5th grade. School starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.


Parents are expected to notify our school health office by telephone whenever their son/daughter is going to be absent from or late to school. To report a student absent or late arrival a parent can call 847-520-2776. When you hear the general message, leave your name, the student’s name, classroom teacher, the date of absence or date and time of late arrival and specific reason for an absence.