McNair School of Excellence

Welcome to McNair School of Excellence

At the McNair School of Excellence, we are committed to providing all students access to a high quality education that embraces and enhances intercultural understanding and respect. By establishing an inclusive McNair School community, we will build trust, provide support, and promote life-long learning and success for all students, families, and staff. We believe that every child, every day will exemplify: Scholarship, Leadership and Stewardship! As a result, WE ARE AN LEVEL 1+SCHOOL.

Pre K-8

McNair School of Excellence

4820 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60651
773-534-8980

Enrollment: 400
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Black History Assembly

Scholars will be showcasing what they’ve learned in February, as it pertains to Black History. Pre-K through 3rd Grade assembly will begin at 9:30am; while 4th-8th Grade assembly will begin at 1:30pm. We are encouraging our parents, staff and community to attend. You don’t want this miss this phenomenal assembly. ​

Q3 Progress Reports Distribution

All scholars will be receiving their Quarter 3 Progress Reports at dismissal time. Any questions or concerns, please contact the main office at 773-534-8980​. 

Latest News

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

The McNair Experience

All of McNair’s efforts aim to create lifelong learners that are prepared for success in high school, college and beyond.  At McNair School of Excellence we operate with a relentless focus...

About AUSL

McNair School of Excellence is one of the 32 AUSL Chicago Public Schools. We are a network of neighborhood schools committed to improving student achievement and preparing students for college and career. AUSL creates...

MCNAIR AT-A-GLANCE

Opened in 1998 and transformed through the AUSL network in 2014, McNair School of Excellence is an integral part of the Austin community. We welcome parents, families and community members to get involved at McNair...