Johnson School of Excellence

Welcome to Johnson School of Excellence

Johnson School of Excellence helps students acquire the skills that will enable them to make better lives for themselves, their families and their communities through high quality academic instruction and attention to student social development.

Pre K-8

Johnson School of Excellence

1420 S. Albany Ave.
Chicago, IL 60623

Enrollment: 520
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

The Spirit of Giving

Johnson will hold its first annual GiftMart, where our goal will be to receive 1,000 brand new toys for Johnson students of all ages.


December 18, PreK-Kdg

December 19, 1st & 2nd grade

Christmas Break

December 25, 2017-January 8, 2018


Latest News

Latest News

Our Year to Date Attendance rate is 95.3%. Remember our goal at JSOE is 97% for the 2016-2017 school year, Let’s continue to push so that we can exceed our goal! WHO ARE WE, J.S.O.E!!

 Dusable Essay Contest

The Chicago History Museum and the City of Chicago celebrated the 180th birthday of our great city on March 4, 2017. Students shared their viewpoint on the provided prompt: If Dusable lived today, what do you think he would do to help stop the violence in our great city?
Dusable winners 2017
Dusable winners 2017

- 3rd grade 1st Place Winner
Jayla Johnson-Room 305 


- 5th grade 2nd Place Winner
Derrick Simpson-Room 402