655 Golfview Terrace
Buffalo Grove, Illinois  60089

Phone: 847-520-2760



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. Kilmer Elementary School serves students through 5th grade. School starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.

Summer Reading Challenge

Kids around the country will be reading over the summer to win a “Best in State” recognition and a special mention in the Scholastic Book of World Records.

Students and parents can visit the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge website to discover reading tips and suggestions, fun activities, free books, and more!

Next September, we will have a special recognition assembly and celebration for all students who participate in the summer reading challenge and log

  • Kindergarten: 2nd Grade: a minimum of 500 minutes (about 30 minutes/week)
  • 3rd – 4th Grade: a minimum of 1,000 minutes (about 60 minutes/week)

You can keep track of your reading minutes on a paper log or online. Please see Mrs. Crowley in the LMC to Sign Up!