1209 Burr Oak Drive
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

Phone: 847-670-3400



CCSD21 a school is comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in Illinois.


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

Educational and Life Skills Program

Educational research shows that students perform at their highest levels and exhibit the most growth when teachers collaborate. As a result, teams of teachers are the foundational structure of School District 21. Core academic teams provide students with instruction in the Learner Qualities and the core academic areas: Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Dana Blumberg, ELSP Coordinator

Ashley Halek, Kindergarten/1st Grade

Jenni Pistone, Assistant

Karina Voroshilova, Assistant

Justin Ashley, Assistant


Sam Magnani, 1st/2nd/3rd Grade

Cindy Browning, Assistant

Kim Becker-Less, Assistant

Denise Kilbourne, Assistant


Abby Pillow, 2nd/3rd Grade

Elsie Lagunas, Assistant

Molly Grady, Assistant

Lori Eisner, Assistant


Brittany Hagan, 3rd/4th Grade

Nancy Reed, Assistant

Valerie Buchanan, Assistant

Kim Peterson, Assistant


Shannon Horn, 3rd/4th/5th Grade

Ryan Hartung, Assistant

Anna Panicker, Assistant

Lori Eisner, Assistant


Jaime Steinike, 4th/5th Grades

Frances Parada, Assistant

Katie VanEgeren, Assistant

Kim Peterson, Assistant


Sarah Mendoza, 2nd/3rd/4th/5th grades

Maria Cano, Assistant

Karen Mac, Assistant