2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

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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

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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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School News

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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Camp Galileo is Back! Sign up Now

SUMMER CAMPS KIDS LOVE Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 8th Graders At Galileo, we mix day camp fun with hands-on projects in fields from…

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Mayer Boys Basketball Schedules Updated

5/6 Boys Basketball Mayer @ Jenner Friday, February 9th is CANCELLED   7th Grade Boys Basketball Mayer vs Blaine Friday, February 9th @ 7:00pm Lakeshore Fitness…

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Update: Development Basketball Program - Scheduled for Saturday 2/10/2018

The Mayer Developmental Basketball Program is Scheduled for Saturday, February 10th. Developmental Basketball Program Session Schedule 2nd Grade: 8:30 - 9:30 1st Grade: 9:30 - 10:30 3rd Grade: 10:30…

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No School: Dangerous Weather Conditions - 2/9/2018

Attention Chicago Public School employees. Classes for all students will be canceled on Friday, February 9 due to dangerous weather conditions. This means all after…

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Developmental Basketball is CANCELLED Tomorrow  (2/3/2018)

EL-1 Parents, Tomorrow's sessions of the Developmental Basketball Program have been cancelled.   Construction within the building will make it at unavailable for any activities. We apologize…

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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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