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
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%

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.

Operation Warm at Lewis!

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​We feel so blessed to have been visited by Operation Warm on Friday, December 1! Operation Warm has been a Notable Charity since 2002, providing brand new coats to children across North America. Operation Warm Believes that “a brand new winter coat can be #morethanacoat —it can change a child’s life and empower them with greater self-confidence and increased school...

Turkey Giveaways!

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Thank you to all families who attended our Report Card Pick Up Day on Wednesday, November 15th, from 12:00-5:00pm. Anyone in attendance for Parent-Teacher Conferences was entered into a raffle to win a FREE Thanksgiving turkey this holiday season! Congratulations to our 16 families we named winners, and we hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We are so thankful...

8th Grade Fundraisers!

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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 overnight trip. Bottom line, we need your help! This year we will have a ton of fundraisers to help them raise the money needed for their...

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