Exemplify Excellence Every Day at Gresham

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 Gresham School of Excellence.

Pre K-8

Gresham School of Excellence

8524 S. Green
Chicago, IL 60620

Enrollment: 308
A CPS Neighborhood School

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events

Use this calendar for information about happenings at the school.

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

The Gresham school day for the 2018/19 school year is from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

  • 8:30-8:45 a.m. Students arrive to school (No students should arrive prior to 8:30 a.m.)
  • 8:40 a.m. Line up bell rings
  • 8:45 a.m. Students enter the building and instruction begins promptly


We will begin end of the year NWEA testing the week of May 20th - June 7th. 

How an AUSL Turnaround Helps Your Child

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AUSL manages 32 neighborhood Chicago Public Schools serving more than 18,000 students. AUSL schools operate within the CPS system and are built on the foundation of effective instruction and a climate and culture of high expectations. Find out how an AUSL turnaround helps students in Chicago Public Schools.

Wall Street Journal – To Train Teachers, a New Lesson Plan

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August Fryer says she was anxious about AUSL taking over her sons’ elementary school in 2010, even though only 46% of its students passed state exams. Ms. Fryer changed her mind within a few months: AUSL restored order at Deneen Elementary School, removed metal detectors and began challenging her two boys. Her oldest graduated as valedictorian and tested into one of...