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.

Bilingual Advisory Committee Meeting!

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Our next Bilingual Advisory Committee meeting will be on Thursday, June 13th, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in Room 111. We look forward to seeing all committee members there! For more information on joining the BAC, please stop by our office!

NWEA Testing!

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Lewis’ NWEA Testing window opens on Monday, May 13th, 2019. Please join all of us in wishing our scholars luck in completing and excelling in this annual standardized test! 

Lewis’ Chicago Run Team Article Feature!

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Lewis’ 5th through 8th grade Chicago Run team was recently featured in an online article for website austintalks.org! Be sure to check out how our scholars celebrated their sportsmanship and athleticism through running their first 5k!http://austintalks.org/2019/03/austin-students-to-run-their-first-5k-this-weekend/