Academic Calendars for SY25 and SY26
The calendars being proposed by CPS for both next school year (2024–25) and the following year (2025–26) are now available here, along with a brief survey staff and families can complete to share feedback on these calendars.
18th Ward Events
Prek & Kdg registration hours are 9 am until 1 pm
Charles Gates Dawes Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School is a Chicago Public School located on Chicago's southwest side. Dawes vision and mission is as follows:
The Dawes community will work together to bring arts education to life through original, creative lessons integrated across the curriculum. Rigorous instruction aligned to the standards will instill fearlessness of expression and curiosity to ensure that all students are career ready.
Our students will become compassionate lifelong learners by fostering skills for personal expression and social collaboration to succeed in an ever-changing world.
Artwork courtesy of Tim McCarth