2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

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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

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

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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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Mayer Flag Football Tryouts

Tryouts for the Mayer Magnet Flag Football Team are Wednesday, September 12th, Thursday, September 13th and Friday, September 14th from 3:30 – 5:00.   All students MUST be picked up at 5:00pm, from…

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Mayer Girls Volleyball Try-Outs

Try-Outs for the Mayer Magnet School Volleyball Team are Tuesday, September 11th at 3:30 – 4:50.        All students MUST be picked up at 4:50 from the Belden/ Racine Door.   A list of…

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Newest Staff Member

June 27, 2018 Dear Mayer Parents and Families, I can't thank you enough for a great school year.   As you know, I have been…

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School Supply Lists - deadline 6/30/18

Don’t forget to order school supplies!  The deadline to order all at once is 6/30/2018.  

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Mayer Girls Soccer Repeats As Big Chicago Champions !!!

   Back Row: Ms. Denahan, Lydia Metcalf, Fiona Sullivan, Norah Denahan, Ella Koleno, Nadine Denahan, Alaina Brown, Miya Martinez And Coach Koleno Front Row: Allison…

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Neighborhood Registration!

Tuesday, June 12 5:30 - 7:00pm Please tell your friends! For NEW K-8th Grade neighborhood students only. To register, please bring the following: Your child’s…

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Athletic Programs

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Summer Program

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

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Parent Handbook

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