2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Main Office

(773) 534-5535


2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

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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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 magnet cluster school. Any child who is age 5 or older and resides within our neighborhood...

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Faculty Staff

View the bios and educational philosophies of our amazing staff.



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


School Supplies

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School News

Note from Principal Danielle Drayton re Capital Improvements

Dear Mayer Community, It is with great pleasure that I share with the community some exciting news about changes coming to Mayer. As most of…

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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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2018-19 School Supplies - deadline to order is June 30th

Check something off your to-do list and order school supplies for next year now!  They will be delivered right to the classroom (no more lugging…

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Girls Soccer Schedule Available

The Girls Soccer Schedule is now posted in the Spring Sports section. 

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K-8th Grade Neighborhood Registration Evenings

If you live in the neighborhood attendance area and would like to register a student entering grades K-8th for the Fall 2018, please plan on…

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Spring Sports Try Outs are Here!

Boys Volleyball Try Outs are Tuesday, April 10th & Tuesday April 17th 5/6 & 7/8 (3:30 -4:50) Girls Soccer Try Outs are Tuesday, April 17th 5/6 (3:30 - 5:00)…

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Registration Information

Our school enjoys a rich and thriving best students experience.

Athletic Programs

More information on Mayer's athletic programs for fall, winter, and spring.

Summer Program

Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 8TH grade students: Changemakers Start Here

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Parent Handbook

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