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.

Mission Statement

Cleveland Elementary, working with parents and the community, is committed to providing each student a diverse education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation, and excellence in learning. The Cleveland Elementary team joins the parents and community to prepare students to meet the challenges of society by providing excellent achievement opportunities, emphasizing reading and mathematics, and preparing our students to become caring, capable, and responsible members of a 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.

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.

NBGC 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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Registration open until Friday, August 23rd between 8:00am and 6:00pm at NBGC, 2501 W Irving Park Rd.



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.

Schedule Your Tour

Come by and we'll show you around Cleveland Elementary School. We'd love to meet you and see whether we'd be a good fit for you and your child.