Northwest Elementary 

Gary Windy


Theresa Schallhorn

Assistant Principal

School Information:

Northwest Elementary School 

1735 Malcolm Avenue

La Salle, IL  61301

Phone:  815-223-0786, press 5

Fax:  815-224-6961

School Secretary: Jodeen Guisti -

Special Education Secretary: Allyssa Sereno -


Northwest Elementary School is located La Salle, IL. The population of La Salle is 9,147. La Salle sits in western La Salle County at the intersection of interstates 80 and 39. The school is located on the corner of Malcolm and O’Conor Avenue. Additionally, it is located two blocks away from Baker Lake.


Northwest Elementary School is composed of grades PreK - 5 with an enrollment of approximately 600 students.  The school operates from 8:05 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Trimesters of 12 weeks make up the school year.  Northwest is the only public elementary school in La Salle.

Attendance and Truancy Information

Information Regarding the Education of Children with Disabilities

Derek Kilmartin 

PreK Director & 

Curriculum Director

Penny Lynx

Therapy Dog