Exemplify Excellence Every Day at Howe

We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students’ learning. Please visit this page often for the latest news about events, activities, and schedules at Howe School of Excellence.

Pre K-8

Howe School of Excellence

720 N. Lorel Ave.
Chicago, IL 60644

Enrollment: 555
A CPS Neighborhood School

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events

Use this calendar for information about happenings at the school.

CPS Schedule

CPS School Calendars

Use the links to the right to view the CPS calendars: your guide to staying on track during the school year.

Bell Schedule

School Day Schedule

The Howe School of Excellence’s school day for the 2016-2017 school year is from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

  • 8:30-8:40 a.m. Students arrive to school (No students should arrive prior to 8:30 a.m.)
  • 8:40 a.m. Line up bell rings
  • 8:45 a.m. Students enter the building and breakfast begins


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

First Day of School

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

College Trips

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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 college t-shirt from the school they visit. Howe was also a recipient of the AUSL College Trip Grands in the amount of $1400 to offset the cost...

Parent Patrol

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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.

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