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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 Johnson School of Excellence.

Pre K-8

Johnson School of Excellence

1420 S. Albany Ave.
Chicago, IL 60623

Enrollment: 520
A CPS Neighborhood School

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events

​Use this to keep track of important upcoming events at Johnson School of Excellence!

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

Johnson School of Excellence is a closed campus school. The school day begins at 8:45 a.m. Monday through Friday with Universal Breakfast. Students are dismissed at 3:45 p.m.


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