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Agassiz 100 Year LogoDiscover our academically rigorous, artistically rich, and culturally diverse school community. We are a CPS neighborhood and magnet cluster school with a fine and performing arts focus.

Our promise is to promote a culture of academic excellence, foster a safe, nurturing learning environment, and instill within students a love of learning by identifying their positive distinctions, whether artistically, athletically or academically, thus empowering them to be responsible, contributing members of society.

Please explore this site to learn all about our exciting and innovative programs, and meet our devoted faculty and staff. We would love to have you visit during one of our regularly-scheduled school tours so you can see first hand how our school is meeting the educational needs of our diverse student population.

We are very proud of our accomplishments thus far, and are working every day to maintain the strong academic focus that has been the standard at Agassiz for many years!

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No School 5/25: Memorial Day

All Chicago Public Schools will be closed for classes on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 26th. Have a happy and safe holiday weekend!

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News and Events
  • Junior Achievement of Chicago is a non-profit organization that partners with leading businesses to inspire young people in a global economy. Volunteers from Liberty Mutual visited Agassiz to work with 4th-8th grade students on April 28th, and Kindergarten-3rd grade students on April 29th, and to celebrate Junior Achievement of Chicago’s 75th anniversary. This focus of this one-day program was entrepreneurship, work force readiness, and financial literary.

    Junior Achievement Day at Agassiz

    Junior Achievement of Chicago is a non-profit organization that partners with leading businesses to inspire young people in a global economy. Volunteers from Liberty Mutual visited Agassiz to work with 4th-8th grade students on April 28th, and Kindergarten-3rd grade students on April 29th, and to celebrate Junior Achievement of Chicago’s 75th anniversary. This focus of this one-day program was entrepreneurship, work force readiness, and financial literary.

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  • The annual Agassiz Live and Silent Auction is tomorrow, Monday, May 18th from 6:30-9:30 PM at RoseAngelis (1314 W Wrightwood). Join fellow Agassiz parents, staff, neighbors, and supporters for a fun night out featuring incredible wines, delicious appetizers, and live and silent auctions. The silent auction this year features beautiful and creative classroom art projects made by Agassiz students. Preview a selection of these art projects in the gallery below! Don’t delay. Purchase tickets online today. Agassiz staff members please visit the main office to purchase tickets. All proceeds support programs at Agassiz through Friends of Agassiz (FOA).

    Agassiz Live and Silent Auction 5/18

    The annual Agassiz Live and Silent Auction is tomorrow, Monday, May 18th from 6:30-9:30 PM at RoseAngelis (1314 W Wrightwood). Join fellow Agassiz parents, staff, neighbors, and supporters for a fun night out featuring incredible wines, delicious appetizers, and live and silent auctions. The silent auction this year features beautiful and creative classroom art projects made by Agassiz students. Preview a selection of these art projects in the gallery below! Don’t delay. Purchase tickets online today. Agassiz staff members please visit the main office to purchase tickets. All proceeds support programs at Agassiz through Friends of Agassiz (FOA).

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  • All Agassiz parents and guardians are encouraged to complete the parent survey for the 2014-2015 school year. The anonymous information gathered through this survey is important input for school administrators to use in the decision-making process concerning choices that need to be made for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. Please note this survey is specific to Agassiz Elementary School, and was developed in cooperation among Agassiz administrators, staff, and parents. Please also note this survey is not the CPS My Voice, My School survey you may have completed in April. Thank you all, in advance, for your time and your […]

    2014-2015 Agassiz Parent Survey

    All Agassiz parents and guardians are encouraged to complete the parent survey for the 2014-2015 school year. The anonymous information gathered through this survey is important input for school administrators to use in the decision-making process concerning choices that need to be made for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. Please note this survey is specific to Agassiz Elementary School, and was developed in cooperation among Agassiz administrators, staff, and parents. Please also note this survey is not the CPS My Voice, My School survey you may have completed in April. Thank you all, in advance, for your time and your […]

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  • Friends of Agassiz (FOA) is pleased to announce a new Summer Sports Program for grades 2-5. Agassiz’s own Mr. Ebbole, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Douglas will help your child develop sound fundamentals and get lots of exercise while participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor sports and games. Please see the attached flyer for details, and return registration forms to the main office with payment by June 12th. Contact Adam Ebbole at aebbole@cps.edu with questions.

    Agassiz Summer Sports Program

    Friends of Agassiz (FOA) is pleased to announce a new Summer Sports Program for grades 2-5. Agassiz’s own Mr. Ebbole, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Douglas will help your child develop sound fundamentals and get lots of exercise while participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor sports and games. Please see the attached flyer for details, and return registration forms to the main office with payment by June 12th. Contact Adam Ebbole at aebbole@cps.edu with questions.

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  • The 7th annual Agassiz online auction is open for bidding! We have tons of great items—sports tickets, restaurant gift certificates, teacher activities, and much, much more! This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Bid for great items and share the auction with your friends and family. The auction will close on May 20th at 10:00 PM. Start the bidding at https://biddingforgood.com/agassiz, or on your mobile device at https://bforg.com/agassiz.

    7th Annual Agassiz Online Auction

    The 7th annual Agassiz online auction is open for bidding! We have tons of great items—sports tickets, restaurant gift certificates, teacher activities, and much, much more! This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Bid for great items and share the auction with your friends and family. The auction will close on May 20th at 10:00 PM. Start the bidding at https://biddingforgood.com/agassiz, or on your mobile device at https://bforg.com/agassiz.

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