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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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CPS Summer Meals Programs

LunchStop logoFood That’s In When School is Out!

The Summer Food Service Program is designed to ensure children receive nutritious meals over summer break.

At CPS, Summer Meals Programs provide free meals inside the school to students attending summer programs, as well as to all children aged 1-18 in the community. Children do not have to be CPS students.

Free breakfast and lunch are available while summer programs occur. Program duration and meal time vary by meal site.

To verify times and locations of CPS Summer Meals Programs, or to find a site near you, call the Illinois Hunger Hotline at (800) 359-2163 or text FOODIL to 877877. Visit CPS Summer Meals Programs for an interactive map of locations.

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News and Events
  • Updated: Dad-B-Que III The Good, The Bag, and The Ugly scheduled for Saturday, June 27th has been canceled due to low participation. This event will be rescheduled for after school starts in the fall. If you purchased a ticket online, your ticket is still good. Stay tuned for More information. Updated: Dad-B-Que III The Good, The Bag, and The Ugly has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 27th at 7:00 PM. If you purchased a ticket online for 5/30, your ticket is still good. If you did not purchase a ticket for 5/30, now is your second chance! Space is limited. […]

    Updated: Dad-B-Que III CANCELED

    Updated: Dad-B-Que III The Good, The Bag, and The Ugly scheduled for Saturday, June 27th has been canceled due to low participation. This event will be rescheduled for after school starts in the fall. If you purchased a ticket online, your ticket is still good. Stay tuned for More information. Updated: Dad-B-Que III The Good, The Bag, and The Ugly has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 27th at 7:00 PM. If you purchased a ticket online for 5/30, your ticket is still good. If you did not purchase a ticket for 5/30, now is your second chance! Space is limited. […]

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  • A special session of the Agassiz Local School Council will be held on Friday, June 12th at 2:30 PM in the Principal’s office to review, discuss, and vote on final budget transfers and approvals for the 2014-2015 school year. Attached is the meeting agenda. The next scheduled LSC meeting is Wednesday, July 8th at 6:30 PM. This will be an organizational meeting to elect officers and schedule meetings for the 2015-2016 school year. An additional special session in June or July to vote on a 2015-2016 school budget may be required depending on when budget information is made available by […]

    LSC Special Session 6/12

    A special session of the Agassiz Local School Council will be held on Friday, June 12th at 2:30 PM in the Principal’s office to review, discuss, and vote on final budget transfers and approvals for the 2014-2015 school year. Attached is the meeting agenda. The next scheduled LSC meeting is Wednesday, July 8th at 6:30 PM. This will be an organizational meeting to elect officers and schedule meetings for the 2015-2016 school year. An additional special session in June or July to vote on a 2015-2016 school budget may be required depending on when budget information is made available by […]

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  • Scott Fishman has stepped down from his post on the Local School Council as the Fishman family moves out of the city. Please join us in thanking Scott for his work as past President of FOA, parent volunteer, and LSC Parent Representative. Agassiz has benefited from his hard work in ways big and small. Good luck to the Fishman family! Please join us in welcoming new LSC Parent Rep, Stephanie Sellers. She will complete the second year of the two-year term vacated by Scott Fishman. Stephanie and her husband Craig have three daughters, the youngest two of whom attend 3rd […]

    Thanks, Scott! Welcome, Stephanie!

    Scott Fishman has stepped down from his post on the Local School Council as the Fishman family moves out of the city. Please join us in thanking Scott for his work as past President of FOA, parent volunteer, and LSC Parent Representative. Agassiz has benefited from his hard work in ways big and small. Good luck to the Fishman family! Please join us in welcoming new LSC Parent Rep, Stephanie Sellers. She will complete the second year of the two-year term vacated by Scott Fishman. Stephanie and her husband Craig have three daughters, the youngest two of whom attend 3rd […]

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  • Supply kits for the 2015-2016 school year are available for sale online. The supply kits will be delivered to your child’s desk before the first day of classes. Agassiz will receive a percentage of all sales. The supply lists are accurate and up-to-date for each grade level. Place your order by Friday, June 19th by selecting your child’s grade level for the next school year on the TeacherTailored online ordering site (www.shopttkits.com). Please note the Agassiz school code is: 40466.

    Order School Supply Kits Today!

    Supply kits for the 2015-2016 school year are available for sale online. The supply kits will be delivered to your child’s desk before the first day of classes. Agassiz will receive a percentage of all sales. The supply lists are accurate and up-to-date for each grade level. Place your order by Friday, June 19th by selecting your child’s grade level for the next school year on the TeacherTailored online ordering site (www.shopttkits.com). Please note the Agassiz school code is: 40466.

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  • Join us for the 3rd Annual Dodgeball Duel on Friday, June 12th at 1:30pm in the Agassiz gym. This grudge match will pit coed teams of 12 parents vs. 12 teachers and staff members in a battle for bragging rights. $20 parent team roster spots can be purchased online through Eventbrite at: http://agassizdodgeball.eventbrite.com. Don’t miss this last opportunity before summer vacation to throw dodgeballs at Agassiz teachers, or just come out and cheer on both sides in this annual grudge match! All are welcome to attend. All proceeds will support programming at Agassiz through FOA. Download (PDF, 512KB)

    3rd Annual Dodgeball Duel 6/12

    Join us for the 3rd Annual Dodgeball Duel on Friday, June 12th at 1:30pm in the Agassiz gym. This grudge match will pit coed teams of 12 parents vs. 12 teachers and staff members in a battle for bragging rights. $20 parent team roster spots can be purchased online through Eventbrite at: http://agassizdodgeball.eventbrite.com. Don’t miss this last opportunity before summer vacation to throw dodgeballs at Agassiz teachers, or just come out and cheer on both sides in this annual grudge match! All are welcome to attend. All proceeds will support programming at Agassiz through FOA. Download (PDF, 512KB)

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