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

Meet the Teacher Day

​Students and their families are encouraged to come to Howe for a meet the teacher event.  During this event, students will be able to find out their homeroom for the new year, visit classrooms, meet their teachers, and get excited about the new school year!

First Day of School

Our first day of school will be taking place on Tuesday, September 5.  Students should arrive before our 8:45am starting time to ensure that they learn their room number and line-up spot.

First Day of After School - Session 1

Our after school programming for all students in grades K-8th will begin on Monday, September 18.  Please see Ms. Gordon in the main office for questions.

Latest News

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

First Day of School

We will begin school on Tuesday, September 5 at 8:45am.  We look forward to seeing you then!

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.