General Information



“The Mission of Township High School District 211 is to serve the educational needs of the community by developing and implementing quality programs which challenge students to achieve their potential to become contributing, informed citizens capable of meeting the demands of a changing world.”

adopted by the Board of Education February, 1999
Contact Us/Directions

Higgins Education Center

1030 W. Higgins Road
Hoffman Estates, Il, 60019-4200
Main Office: 847.755.6640

Building Administrator

Amy Friel 

Report A Student Absence

Report A Student Absence

  • The parent/legal guardian should call the school at (847) 755-6700 to report student absences no later than 10:00 A.M. on the day of the absence.
  • We have staff available to receive calls from Spanish-speaking parents. Parents are encouraged to leave a voicemail during non-school hours.
  • For students in the pre-paid lunch program, the parent/legal guardian needs to contact the school before 8:00 AM to avoid being charged for that day’s meals.
  • Please note that whether or not the absence is excused will be at the discretion of the Director.
  • Please see the section entitled “Attendance Policy” under “Program Info” for more Information about excused absences.
Staff Contact Info

Staff Contact Info

Amy Friel Program Administrator  [email protected]
Anna Catsaros Speech and Language  [email protected]
Janice Cluchey Nurse [email protected]
Secretary 847-755-6400
Brian Lazzaro Psychologist [email protected]

Academic Calendar

Current School Year Calendars

2016-2017 School Year       (en Español)

Future School Year Calendars

2017-2018 School Year    (en Español)
2018-2019 School Year      (en Español)


Emergency Information


District 211 Homepage




Higgins Education Center
1030 W. Higgins Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


Main Office: 847.755.6640