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

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

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%

February 100% Student Attendance Incentive: March Madness! 

February 100% Parent Attendance Incentive: Raffle Prize Giveaway! 


Basketball Champions!

Congrats to our 5th-8th Grade Girls and 7th-8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams for winning our Conference Championship!! Coaches Johnson, Dockett, James, Pierce, and Cassarubias have led our Lewis Lion basketball teams to victory once again this season, and we could not be prouder of our young athletes! Go Lions!

Spring Break!

​Lewis School of Excellence’s Spring Break vacation will be from 

Monday, March 26th through Friday, March 30th, 2018. 

There will be no school for that entire week, and we hope you have a safe, happy, and relaxing break! Classes will resume on Monday, April 2nd, 2018. 

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...

Passport to Wakanda!

The movie “Black Panther” has been smashing box office records, and our 3rd through 8th Grade Lions get to go see it! We raised enough money to take our entire school to see...

8th Grade Fundraisers!

This year, our 8th grade students are raising money to go to St. Louis for their Senior Trip! This is a huge opportunity and the first time our students are going on an...