About Us

Shabonee School serves students in third through fifth grades. We have approximately 420 students and 60 staff members. Our school offers a variety of before and after school activities and clubs. 

Shabonee School has been listed as the top elementary school in Cook County. The rankings were published in the September 2018 issue of Chicago Magazine under "Best Public Schools: The Top 155 in the City and Suburbs."

Chicago Magazine: Best Public Schools 2018



John Panozzo, Principal

John Panozzo, Ed.D.

(847) 498-4970, ext. 4487
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Asst. Principal

Lauren Weingarten, Hickory Point and Shabonee Assistant Principal

Lauren Weingarten

(847) 498-4970, ext. 4490
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School Mascot

Finn, the Dolphin

Mr. Panozzo with Finn the Dolphin, Shabonee's mascot

Frequently Asked Questions

Shabonee School

1000 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Main Office Number:
(847) 498-4970
Fax Number:
(847) 480-4836
School hours:
8:40 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Office hours:
7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday

Office Staff

Maureen Burke
Assistant Secretary
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4486
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Debbie Coppess
School Secretary
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4507
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Renee Wishnia
Assistant Secretary
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4506
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Alice Woodward
School Nurse
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4489
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