Academy for Global Citizenship Charter Elementary School
AGC is a dual-language International Baccalaureate charter school that prepares students to be environmentally and internationally minded by examining how their choices impact our community and the world. Organic, nutritionally balanced meals, daily yoga, gardening, wellness instruction and ecologically sustainable practices throughout the school are core to our mission.
Jane Addams offers academic and extracurricular programs to our community, such as Comprehensive Gifted Program, Hands-on-Stanzas, Neighborhood Naturalist, SES tutoring, and many more. As an Autonomous Management Performance school our students participate in NWEA national testing. Once again Addams has received the Illinois State Bd. of Ed. Certificate of Recognition.
Agassiz offers a project-based approach to learning where students are encouraged to use the different intelligences to show their learning fro Pre-K – 8th grade. All classrooms offer hands-on, project-based learning and students receive Music, Drama/Dance, Physical Education, Arabic/Spanish and Media instruction. In addition we offer tuition based before and after school programs.
With a goal of preparing its students for college, Alain Locke emphasizes character education, experience-based learning, and offers a rigorous academic curriculum. The enrichment program includes visual arts, music, computer science, physical education, and Spanish. The experience-based learning focus encompasses a broad range of quality exposures for students.
The vision of Alcott is to create an intimate educationally, socially, and emotionally rich community of lifelong learners in a seamless, integrated preK-12th grade environment where students become accountable and responsible for their own education, reaching their full potential and graduating with the tools and experiences to both succeed in their own lives and to make a positive contribution to society. At Alcott, we are committed to ensuring each and every student achieves academic and personal growth.
Our school offers an accelerated curriculum where students learn how to explain, reason, communicate, and problem solve using mathematics and science. Aldridge has partnerships with the Field Museum, Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS), By the Hand, Human Resources Development Institute, and National PTA. Students have gained recognition in the science fair.
Created in 1996, Ariel Community Academy is a small school with small class sizes that offers individualized instruction and opportunities for acceleration and enrichment for each student. Academic programs include a finance and investment curriculum, high school credit for algebra, economics, biology, and Spanish.
Armour’s teachers and staff are knowledgeable, creative, talented, and concerned about each and every student. The school uses Common Core Standards in Literacy and Math. Teachers align science to the Next Generation Science Standards. Teachers follow the workshop model in reading and Math. Armour is a Gold Certified Healthy School. Students receive physical education or computers on a daily basis. Students use ipads, chrome books, and other technology to support learning. The school has five ipad carts that students use on a daily basis.
George B. Armstrong is a neighborhood school of international studies and aims to connect academic programs to our students’ cultural heritages. Armstrong offers facilities for science and art. Internet access is provided in the school’s computer lab and in every classroom. The school’s major partners include S&C Electric Co. and Junior Achievement.
Ashburn Community School opened its doors ten years ago to relieve overcrowding in eight area schools on controlled enrollment. As a result, Ashburn is now culturally diverse and serves more than 400 students. Along with core classes, Ashburn offers a Comprehensive Gifted Program and after-school programs. Parents are encouraged to participate in the L.S.C. and PTA.
Ashe Elementary School is a neighborhood school. We have an in-house Reading Program designed to assist struggling students (Achieve3000). Our girls group (Phenominal Ladies), led by our counselor, meets monthly and encourages positive perspectives for its members.
Audubon School is a neighborhood school in the heart of Roscoe Village. At Audubon, we believe in an inclusive and integrated education. Students with a broad range of abilities are included in the same classrooms. Subjects from art to science are integrated into large units of study with language arts. Audubon’s teachers excel at meeting the needs of all learners.
Avalon Park is a community school. The Academy partners with Safe Schools Healthy Schools to provide positive experiences for students in the areas of academic, health and social services with support counseling activities. The Academy also offers students a range of enrichment programs, performing arts concerts and intentional tutoring services.
The John Barry Elementary School is a neighborhood school located on the Northwest Side of Chicago. Currently, 800 students in pre-kindergarten through Grade 6 are enrolled at the main campus and at the Hall Mall site. Transitional bilingual (Spanish) and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs as well as special education services are provided.
Bass School is a neighborhood school. Academic programs are comprehensive, and use data to support a CCSS based instructional program. To enhance classroom curriculum, Bass partners with mutiple fine arts, and community -based programs to support a full and rich learning environment for our scholars. We additionally work to provide SEL supports throughout the school day. Youth Extended day activities are provided.
Bateman is an all-inclusive, learning environment. Our parent satisfaction rate is 92%. The school been awarded the Comprehensive Gifted Program for Grades 1-8. Our Pre-K program is nationally accredited by NAEYC (National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children). We have a chapter in the National Juniors Honor Society for eligible 6th-8th graders who meet the criteria.
Beard School is a specialty Chicago Public School that services students with special needs from Pre-K to 3rd grade. 50% of the students at Beard are on the spectrum of autism. Programs are designed to have an academic focus integrated with social and emotional learning skills.
Beasley Academic Center seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations and appropriate curriculum and instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. This is accomplished by promoting a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive school culture. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members to be actively involved in our students’ learning. We offer Gifted and Accelerated Programs, Algebra 1 H.S. Credit, French, Spanish, Swim, Debate, Industrial Technology, Computer Technology, Competitive Athletic Sports Programs and various Visual and Performing Arts Programs.
Beaubien programs include Pre-Kindergarten, special education, bilingual education, and mainstream K-8 classes. Additionally, Beaubien serves as a Regional Gifted Center for Grades 1-8. Beaubien’s focus on both diversity and unity strengthens the school’s academic and social atmosphere.