Howe School of Excellence

Welcome to Howe School of Excellence

Howe School of Excellence is located in Chicago’s Northwest Austin community. Howe is committed to serving our students by forming a community in which administrators, teachers, staff, parents and students work together toward a common goal. Howe develops learners who think critically and are self-motivating, respectful and resilient.

The school staff is constantly striving to create a learning environment that supports students in achieving academic and social success. Howe’s students will receive high-quality, standards-based instruction. The Howe faculty engage students through differentiated, effective and rigorous curricula within a caring, secure and positive environment. Howe teams consistently analyze data to drive student achievement.

Pre K-8

Howe School of Excellence

720 N. Lorel Ave.
Chicago, IL 60644

Enrollment: 555
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Q3 Awards Assembly

Our Quarter 3 Awards Assembly will be taking place on Friday, April 28. Come support our Howe scholars as we celebrate successes this past quarter!

MAP Testing Begins

End-of-Year NWEA MAP testing will begin in our school this week. Check with your child’s teacher on the days your student will be testing, and ensure they are well-rested and ready to rock the test!

No School

There will be no school on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day. Classes and testing will resume the next day.

Latest News

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

20 for 20 Campaign

It’s time to fund our schools fairly!Link:

College Trips

All of our Middle School students will be heading on College trips in April/May. While on the trips, students will tour the campus, eat in the dining halls, and bring home a...

Parent Patrol

Our PAC has been trained to implement a new Parent Patrol that will be launching this Spring to promote a safe neighborhood for students to travel to and from school.