Sherman School of Excellence

Welcome to Sherman School of Excellence

At Sherman School of Excellence we aspire to provide a safe and rigorous academic environment where students and staff celebrate diversity while cultivating life-long learners. We promote accountability and involvement among teachers and parents, while promoting high personal and academic standards among students. Our hope is to develop critical thinkers, productive citizens, and future leaders.

Pre K-8

Sherman School of Excellence

1000 W. 52nd St.
Chicago , IL 60609

Enrollment: 262
Level 1 school (Excellent Standing)
A CPS Neighborhood School

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James R. Jordan Foundation and Perillo Auto Group spread good cheer




Increase Parent Portal: Dr. Jackson has challenged the entire district to drive up Parent Portal engagement to reach 47% by the Thanksgiving break - that’s 47% of students who have at least one registered contact with a Parent Portal account. Currently, we are at 14%. 

  1. Review the dashboard weekly to ensure sustained growth of parent engagement. 
  2. Click on the Data Quality drop-down menu. 
  3. Select Parent Portal.




August 29: Back to School Bash

September 2: Labor Day, NO SCHOOL

September 3: First Day of School, 8:30am

September 11: St. Bernard’s Medical Van: Physical Exams and Immunizations

September 18: LSC Meeting, 8:15am

September 24: Open House and Mandatory 8th Grade Parent Meeting

October 4: Q1 Progress Reports

October 14: Indigenous People’s Day/Columbus Day, NO SCHOOL

October 22-24: ANet Q1 Testing

November 4: Picture Day

November 8: School Improvement Day, NO SCHOOL

November 11: Veteran’s Day, NO SCHOOL

November 13: Parent Teacher Conference

November 28-29:Thanksgiving Holiday, NO SCHOOL