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John A. Bannes Elementary School serves kindergarten through fifth grade students in Tinley Park, IL. Our school strives to provide a dynamic and supportive learning environment that encourages a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to good character, and a dedication to service.

Mascot: Bobcats
School Colors: Black and Yellow
First Opened: 1966

2022-23 School Hours:

  • Students (K-5): 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
  • Half-Day Kindergarten: 7:55 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
  • AM Early Childhood: 7:55 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • PM Early Childhood: 11:50 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Please note: School starts at 7:55 a.m. Students should not be dropped off before 7:45 a.m.

  • School Year Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Summer Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. During the summer, we are closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Our offices are also closed on all Fridays in July and the first Friday in August.

2022-23 Half-Day Schedule:

  • All K-5 (Including Half-Day Kindergarten): 7:55 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
  • AM Early Childhood: 7:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
  • PM Early Childhood: 9:45 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

2022-23 Lunch Schedule:

  • Kindergarten and 1st Grade: 10:35 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade: 11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 4th and 5th Grade: 12:05 p.m. - 12.45 p.m.

Important Phone Numbers:

  • Bannes School: 708-532-6466
  • District Office: 708-532-6462
  • Special Services: 708-532-8537
  • Transportation: 708-532-8539

Change in Transportation

If your student needs to be dismissed early or if there is a change in their method of transportation, please complete a Change of Transportation form and return it to your student's teacher and please notify the school office regarding any changes.

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