Dedicated to Promoting Academic and Social Excellence

Our vision is to create a balanced educational experience through instructional supports that provides students with tools, skills and knowledge to navigate self and social awareness, cultivate interpersonal relationships and model responsible decision making.

Pre K-8

Carter School of Excellence

5740 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Enrollment: 360
A Level 1 CPS Neighborhood School



Secret Society of Readers

This program is a before school book club that promotes the enjoyment of reading literature, as well as provides artistic opportunities for students to create and explore different mediums.


Enrolling Your Child at Carter

Carter School of Excellence is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society. If you would like your child to be a part of this learning community, please follow the steps below.


Procedure To Follow

Carter School of Excellence is an attendance-area school. All students who live within the boundaries of Carter may attend.


Attendance Area

Use the CPS School Locator tool to determine if Carter is your neighborhood school.

CPS School Locator



Prior to visiting the school, gather the necessary documentation to register your child for school.

CPS Registration Checklists