Exemplify Excellence Every Day at Lewis

We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students’ learning. Please visit this page often for the latest news about events, activities, and schedules at Lewis School of Excellence.

Pre K-8

Lewis School of Excellence

1431 N. Leamington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651

Enrollment: 480
2018-2019 Goals:
Attendance 2018 Goal: 96.5%
On-Track Data 2018 Goal: 60%

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events!

Use this calendar for information about happenings at the school.

CPS Schedule

CPS School Calendars

Use the links to the right to view the CPS calendars: your guide to staying on track during the school year.

Bell Schedule

School Day Schedule

Lewis School of Excellence is a closed campus school. The school day begins at 8:45 a.m. Monday through Friday with Universal Breakfast. Students are dismissed at 3:45 p.m.

Doors open each day at 8:30am to support with student entry and close at 8:55am. The Main Entrance Doors at Door 1 will not open until 9:00am to ensure that all students have safely entered their classrooms. 

All students will be dismissed with their teacher at 3:45pm. 


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

Quarter 1 Parent Walk Through!

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Come see our scholars in action at our Quarter 1 Parent Walk Through! Join us at school on Thursday, October 18th, from 9:00am-10:30am, as we tour the school, visit classrooms, and discuss Lewis’ vision and goals for the 2018-2019 school year. As Quarter 1 is quickly flying by, we want to show off how we are implementing strong academic and...

Lewis Lions Football!

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Congratulations to our Lewis Lions football team, who won their first game of the season against Morton, 20-12! We hope to have you join us as we cheer our athletes on at our next game, Saturday, October 13th at 10:30am at Altgeld Park (2603 W Harrison St.), where the Lions will play Chalmers!

Personalized Learning Teacher Profile: Ms. Stump

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​We are so excited to be introducing Personalized Learning within our classrooms this school year. At Lewis School of Excellence, we believe if students have more voice & ownership over their learning, they will feel more empowered and engaged. This year, will be giving our students opportunities to learn in their own style and at their own pace, utilize...