Exemplify Excellence Every Day at McNair

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 McNair School of Excellence.

Pre K-8

McNair School of Excellence

4820 W. Walton Street.
Chicago, IL 60651

Enrollment: 397
A CPS Neighborhood School

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events

McNair School of Excellence School Calendar

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

Excellent attendance is necessary for excellent progress in school. 

  • McNair School of Excellence starts at 7:30 a.m. and is dismissed at 2:30 p.m. 
  • Students are tardy at 8:00 a.m. 
  • After 8:00 a.m, tardy students come to the front desk and receive a tardy slip.


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

The McNair Experience

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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 on student achievement propelled by the belief that everyone is accountable for the success of our students. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, McNair provides a 2...

About AUSL

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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 a school environment that allows students to succeed by developing highly-effective teachers and setting high expectations for all students. We also strengthen and enhance schools by...


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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 School of Excellence and help develop the leaders of tomorrow.