Lewis School of Excellence

Welcome to Lewis School of Excellence

The Lewis School of Excellence empowers students to create positive change in their lives, their communities, and the world by providing rigorous instruction in a nurturing environment. Our school community takes pride in leadership development, allowing students to excel in college, careers, and beyond.

Pre K-8

Lewis School of Excellence

1431 N. Leamington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651
773-534-3060

Enrollment: 480
2017-2018 Goals:
Attendance 2017 Goal: 96%
MAP 2017 Goal, Growth Percentile Reading, (3rd-8th) 50%
MAP 2017 Goal, Growth Percentile, Math (3rd-8th) 35%

Upcoming Events

NWEA Testing

NWEA Testing begins the week of May 14th, 2018, kicking off with a pep rally to get our scholars pumped up to show their smarts! NWEA is a standardized computer test that measures student growth over the course of a year. We are so excited to see our students’ academic growth and wish everyone the best of luck!

The NWEA testing window at Lewis School of Excellence will run Tuesday, May 15th - Friday, June 15th, 2018.

Hispanic Heritage Dance!

Join us after school on Thursday, May 31st for our Hispanic Heritage Dance! Our scholars will open their classroom doors to teach their guests about Latin American countries and culture through an evening of music and dance. Be sure to mark your calendars! 

Lewis’ Hispanic Heritage Dance will run from 4:30-6:00pm.

Attendance: On the Rise to 96!!!

Thank you Lewis Families for helping us get to 96% attendance last year! We are back at it again, so let’s aim high and go for our goal! 

2017-18: Attendance Goal: 96%

April 100% Student Attendance Incentive: field trip to Maggie Daley Park!

April 100% Parent Attendance Incentive: Raffle Prize Giveaway! 

PLUS each Monday, we will host a Raffle Prize Giveaway of a Tuesday Dress Down Day for classes with 100% attendance! Be sure to come to school every day to try to win!

Latest News

Below you will find information about Lewis School of Excellence’s activities, milestones, and events.

Arne Duncan at Lewis!

​Lewis School of Excellence was lucky enough to have been visited by former United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan! Appointed by former President Barack Obama, Mr. Duncan served as Secretary of Education...

8th Grade Trip to St. Louis!

This year, our 8th grade students have raised money to go to St. Louis for their Class Trip. They will be hitting the road from June 11th - 13th. This is a huge...

Spelling Bee at Lewis!

We were so proud of our Kindergarten through 8th grade scholars as they competed in Lewis’ first ever Spelling Bee! Students shared in some friendly competition, and showed their smarts over the course...