Harvard School of Excellence

Welcome to Harvard School of Excellence

Harvard School of Excellence seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Harvard is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society.

Pre K-8

Harvard School of Excellence

7525 S. Harvard Ave.
Chicago , IL 60620

Enrollment: 508
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

NWEA Testing

NWEA Testing will take place from May 16, 2016 through June 17, 2016. It is essential that all students are present and on time everyday. Our goal is for each student to meet and even exceed their Reading and Math goals.

Progress Reports

Progress reports will be distributed on May 20, 2016. Please ensure that students complete all assignments by checking Parent portal.

Attendance Field Trip

An attendance field trip to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Roller Skating and Bowling Center will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 4-6:30PM for those students who have perfect attendance for the months of May and June.

Latest News

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

20% for 20% Equal Funding for Chicago’s Students

OUR STUDENTS NEED YOUR VOICE Without action in Springfield, our classrooms are at risk. CPS students make up 20% of the state’s enrollment, Chicagoans contribute 20% of the state income tax - yet...

LearnStorm Cup Winners

​The Harvard School of Excellence has been recognized as the first cup winners in the AUSL network for the LearnStorm challenge. Our students were in the lead for both “mastery” and “hustle”. Harvard...

Cougar Cafe

In an effort to meet our yearly attendance goal of 95%, the Harvard School of Excellence has launched the Cougar Cafe. Students in grades K-3 with perfect attendance are invited to the cafe every...