About Us

  • South serves all residents of Arlington Heights. If you live within the boundaries shown in the map to the right, we are excited to say WELCOME TO SOUTH! Please utilize this website to get to know us and for any information you may need.


    Our Mission 

    We strive to educate students and to assist them in realizing their full potential as responsible, productive, contributing members of society by providing an educational environment in which students are challenged, excellence is expected and differences are valued.


    The Cardinal Way

    The Cardinal Way values for success at South Middle School are:

    • Be Respectful
    • Be Responsible
    • Be Safe
    • Be Nice


Quick Info

  • 400 South Highland Avenue

    Arlington Heights, IL 60005

    Twitter: @AHSD25South


    Main Line: (847) 398-4250

    Absence Line: (847) 506-6999 x7300

    South Cardinal


    School Facts:
    School Mascot: Cardinal
    School Colors: Red, Yellow, Black


    School Hours

    First Bell: 7:45 a.m.
    Last Bell: 2:45 p.m. 
    6th Grade Lunch: 11:09a - 11:49a
    7th Grade Lunch: 11:53a - 12:33p
    8th Grade Lunch: 12:37p - 1:17p


    Summer Office Hours

    In effect:
    June 17 - August 2

    Monday - Thursday
    7:00 am - 3:00 pm

    8:00 am - 12:00 pm