About Us

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Fernway Park Elementary School serves kindergarten through fifth grade students from Orland Park and Orland Hills, 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: Falcons
School Colors: Red and Black
First Opened: 1961

School Hours

School Year Office Hours 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Summer Office Hours

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(During the summer, we are closed for lunch from 12:00 -1:00 pm. Our offices are also closed on all Fridays in July and the first Friday in August.)

Teaching Staff 7:40 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Students 7:45 a.m. (Students line up.)
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

7:50 a.m. (Students enter school)
7:55 a.m. (Students enter class)
8:00 a.m. (Tardy bell)
2:25 p.m. (Dismissal)

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.
AM KSD 140 Preschool Program 8:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
PM KSD 140 Preschool Program 11:40 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Classes start promptly and it is imperative that your child arrives at school on time ready to begin work each and every day of the school year. If tardy, please accompany your child to the office and sign him/her in.

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.
AM KSD 140 Preschool Program 8:10 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
PM KSD 140 Preschool Program 9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Lunch  Schedule:

First Lunch:
Grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th
11:05 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Second Lunch:
Grades Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd
11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Important Phone Numbers

Fernway School: 708-349-3810
District Office: 708-532-6462
Special Services: 708-532-8537
Transportation: 708-532-8539