School Policies

  • Included on this page are highlights from our policies and procedures. The Hartwell School 2019-2020 Family Handbook includes more details about each of these items.

    Attendance Policies

    As a reminder, our hours are:

    School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Absence Procedures
    To report an absent child, call the school office or email us using this Absence Reporting Form.


    Review CPS' Code of Conduct for disciplinary procedures.

    Dress Code

    New for 2021-22: School uniforms are no longer required. Parents and students can now shop at Hartwell's online spirit wear store

    Snow Days and School Delays

    Snow days and school delays are announced on our website, local TV and radio stations, CPS' mobile app, and through automated phone calls. Assume school is open unless you hear otherwise. Learn more about CPS' severe weather and emergency closing procedures.

  • Visiting During School Hours

  • Student/Parent Handbook

  • Bus Safety

  • Cell Phone Policy