Curtis School of Excellence

Welcome to Curtis School of Excellence

Curtis School of Excellence provides all students with a safe and nurturing learning environment where high quality, rigorous instruction fosters character and global leadership skills necessary to excel in college and life beyond.

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Pre K-8

Curtis School of Excellence

32 E. 115th St.
Chicago , IL 60628

Enrollment: 634
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Ice Cream Social

​Meet your teachers!

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Open House Night

​4:00 - 6:00 pm

PAC Meeting

​Time to be determined.

Latest News

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

Curtis is an Active School! - Mr. Shafer

Mr. Shafer has led our school in its commitment to increasing physical activity throughout the school day by engaging our partner organization, Chicago Run. In response, the Office of Student Health and Wellness ...

Madeleine Maraldi Award - Mr. Watson

Mr. Herald Watson was awarded the 2015 AUSL Madeleine Maraldi Award! Congratulations Mr. Watson! The Madeleine Maraldi Award recognizes outstanding teacher leaders in our AUSL network. Mr. Watson is the first Maraldi...

AUSL Teacher Feature - Ms. Mulcahy

Ms. Lauren Mulcahy was nominated for the Teacher Feature because, “[she] models excellence is all that she does, from establishing strong relationships with families to demanding achievement from her students.” Additionally,...