Welcome to South Shores Elementary School!

  • South Shores TeacherSouth Shores School is a wonderful place to work and learn. As a staff, we are working daily to improve our teaching practices to ensure that students receive the best education possible. We are dedicated to building relationships with our students and their families. As partners in your students' learning, we want to work as a team to ensure academic and social success. As educators, we strive to prepare life-long learners. Thank you for trusting your students with us. 

Contact the Office

    • 2500 South Franklin Street
      Decatur, IL 62521

      Phone: 17.362.3320
      Fax: 217.424.3176
      Email: SouthShores@dps61.org

Bell Times

    • Regular Day: 7:40 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
      Half Day: 7:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

      Half Day Dates for 2023-24 School Year

      • September 13, 2023
      • October 11, 2023
      • November 15, 2023
      • December 13, 2023
      • January 24, 2024
      • February 14, 2024
      • March 13, 2024
      • April 24, 2024