About Cleveland Elementary

Irving Park Neighborhood’s Elementary School

Our Story

Grover Cleveland Elementary is a Chicago Public School located in the Irving Park neighborhood. For over 110 years Cleveland Elementary has taken special care to understand the unique needs of each of our students to help them accomplish their goals in life. Cleveland Elementary envisions educating all students to their individual potential and providing expanded opportunities for our children’s educators to enhance their teaching expertise and positive influence on our students.

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Mission Statement

Cleveland School is committed to working with parents and the community, in providing each student a research based multifaceted education in a safe, nurturing environment that promotes academic bilingualism through biliteracy, self-discipline, perseverance, and academic rigor. The Cleveland School’s mission is to prepare students to meet the challenges of society by providing equitable academic opportunities, emphasizing academic biliteracy in the core subjects, and personalize learning to enable them to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, and be active members of a caring, capable and responsible global community.

Dual-Language Program

Students in the Dual Language Program will be bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural exhibiting high academic achievement in the content areas in Spanish and English.

Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club, NBGC for After-Care

Custom-fit to meet your family’s needs; after-care students participate in project-based activities, finish homework assignments, and get daily physical exercise.

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Calm Classroom Partnership

The daily practice of breathing, stretching, focusing and relaxation exercises cultivates a greater sense of self-awareness, mental focus and emotional resilience.

3-Way Communication

Students, parents, and teachers engage in the Classroom Dojo App. Students share their learning, teachers encourage students, and parents can virtually be a part of wonderful classroom moments.

School Standings

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