Dwight D. Eisenhower High School

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Parent Information

Welcome Incoming Freshmen Cardinal Families!  This website is dedicated to helping you navigate through the transition into high school for your student.  There are a wealth of resources that Eisenhower has to offer your student.  We want you to feel a part of the Cardinal Family.  Please check out the opportunities that we have to help you support your student.  Welcome to Eisenhower!

Due to tonight’s impending ice storm we are canceling our 8th grade course selection for this evening, February 5th. We apologize for the inconvenience.  We are extending our course selection hours for Wednesday, February 6th, the hours will be from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  All families are welcome to come on Wednesday at a time that is most convenient.

We recognize that the schedule change may not work for everyone.  If you cannot make it to Wednesday’s course selection hours you can complete the process in one of the following ways:

  1. Email a photo of the course selection sheet that you received in the mail with the desired electives checked off to marion.castillo@CHSD218.ORG
  2. Enter the course selection information on the google form by clicking the link


  1. Contact our counseling office by phone at 708.597.6300 ext. 4750 or in person on Monday, February 11th or Tuesday, February 12th between 9:00am and 2:00pm.

It is important that we receive your student’s elective choice by February 12th in order to schedule and staff for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please continue to check our website's Incoming Freshman page for more information about important dates and summer programming.   https://eisenhower.chsd218.org/

Early Start:  June 10 - July 5, 2019
ELA Jump Start:  June 10 - June 27, 2019
Math Jump Start:  July 1 - July 18, 2019 (no school on July 4)
Jump Right In:  June 10 - June 27, 2019
Online registration is now open - spots are limited Letters were mailed to parents/guardians recommending the program(s) that may best fit the student's academic needs based upon the student's placement, teacher recommendations and standardized tests.  . Please see the "Incoming Freshmen Summer Programs 2019" page to register for these programs.  Registration will close on Friday, May 17th.  Please Note: If we do not have enough students to run a class, it will be cancelled, and you will be notified. 
Parent Organizations to Join: Parent Learning Opportunities:
Booster Club Parent Support/Academy
CHSD 218 Education Foundation Inspire