2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Main Office

(773) 534-5535


2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Please check here for the latest updates from Principal Drayton.

A CPS 1+ Rated School

With a goal to provide a progressive education model to its students with Montessori and IB programs.

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Dedicated to Excellence

With over 20 years of experience we’ll ensure you always get the best education.

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Welcome to Oscar Mayer Magnet School

Mayer Magnet is dedicated to promoting a holistic education that nurtures and challenges all students to become lifelong learners with a passion to inquire, think globally, serve others, create, lead and achieve personal excellence.

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Montessori Beads


The Montessori method of education is based on the research and practice of Italian physician Maria Montessori. The fundamental principles are...

Mayer Magnet School


Oscar Mayer Magnet School is a neighborhood magnet school. Any child who is age 5 or older and resides within our neighborhood...

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Faculty Staff

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The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IB MYP) is an internationally recognized education program designed to challenge students to...


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In an effort to offer the most innovative payment options to the parents and community members of Oscar Mayer Elementary School, I hope you will find this service convenient and easy to use.

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Picture Day Order Form

Picture Day is December 5th. Please order pictures by clicking here.  

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Registration will take place August 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Website Errors - Feedback Form

Since updating our website - we are aware that not every link or button may have transferred correctly. As you navigate our website, if you…

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Mayer will be hosting Galileo Innovation Camps in 2020

Enrollment is Open! PreK – 8th Grade!

Early Bird Discount Ends March 2nd!

Camp Galileo is back at Oscar Mayer!! Camp Galileo engages every kid with hands-on projects that teach design-thinking and problem-solving skills, all wrapped in big summer fun. Energetic, inclusive staff and world-class curriculum make for a summer that kids love!

  • Camp Galileo (PreK-5th)  Galileo Summer Quest (5th-8th)
  • New in 2020- Counselor in Training program (7th-10th)
  • Camp runs July 6th- August 21st in weekly sessions!
  • Convenient extended care, lunch and scholarships available!

Early Bird Special! Enroll by March 2 for the best rates of 2020 and save $20/week.

New Families use code: BESTCAMPEVER20 for $50 off!

Learn more & Register  or   800-854-3684

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Our school enjoys a rich and thriving best students experience.

Athletic Programs

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Parent Handbook

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