McNair Vision McNair School of Excellence creates lifelong learners through total development - academic, social and emotional. We strive for a safe, supportive, and structured environment where staff, families, students and our larger community collaborate.

Pre K-8

McNair School of Excellence

4820 W. Walton Street.
Chicago, IL 60651

Enrollment: 397
A CPS Neighborhood School



Compass Learning

Compass Learning Odyssey® includes lessons and activities that are built upon current and confirmed research about the way students actually think and learn. Odyssey software for elementary and secondary students makes differentiating and personalizing instruction easier, and its formative assessments and reporting tools help educators use real-time data to drive critical instructional decisions.


Study Island

Study Island is a leading academic software provider of standards-based assessment, instruction, and test preparation e-learning programs.


Enroll your child at McNair

McNair is committed to providing academic excellence to each and every single child. If you would like your child to be apart of the excellence at McNair, follow the steps below.


Attendance Area

Use the CPS School Locator to determine if McNair is your child's attendance school.

CPS School Locator


Procedures to Follow

McNair School of Excellence is an attendance-area school. All students who live within the boundaries of McNair may attend.



Prior to visiting the school, gather the necessary documentation to register your child for school.

CPS Registration Checklists