If your child is going to be absent, please contact your school office within one hour after the beginning of the school day. Please report any communicable childhood diseases (e.g., chicken pox, impetigo, “strep” throat, conjunctivitis, etc.). The school will respect the privacy of the individual child, and may notify families of exposure to infectious disease.

  • Cherokee: 847-234-3805
  • Everett: 847-234-5713
  • Sheridan: 847-234-1160
  • DPM Grades 5/6: 847-615-4470
    (press "1" to report an absence)
  • DPM Grades 7/8: 847-604-7400
    (press "1" to report an absence)

School Hours


Please note: the hours for Deer Path Middle School for the 2021-2022 School Year have changed!

Students at Cherokee, Everett, and Sheridan will follow a Continuous Improvement Initiative (CII) schedule on Mondays to allow collaborative planning time for staff members.

Cherokee, Everett, Sheridan

Monday 8:00 am - 1:45 pm
Tuesday-Friday 8:00 am - 2:50 pm

Community of Learners Preschool at Sheridan

AM Preschool

8:30 am – 11:00 am
PM Preschool 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Deer Path Middle School

Monday-Friday 8:35 am - 3:35 pm



Cherokee, Everett, Sheridan


8:00 am - 11:00 am

Deer Path Middle School


8:35 am - 11:35 am


If a day is designated as a Late Start, school will begin two hours later than usual. Buses will run regular morning routes two hours later than the originally scheduled time. Dismissal times and afternoon bus routes and times will remain as originally scheduled.

If a Late Start is called due to inclement weather or other emergency situation, parents will be notified using an automated system and an alert message will be posted on our website. More information can be found on the School Closings page.

If a Late Start Day falls on a Monday, students at Cherokee, Everett, and Sheridan will continue to follow the CII schedule and will be released at 1:45 pm.

Cherokee, Everett, Sheridan


10:00 am - 1:45 pm

Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am - 2:50 pm

Deer Path Middle School


10:35 am - 3:35 pm