Tarkington School of Excellence

​Administrator’s Corner

April is a very short month for student attendance we need students here all 13 days on time and ready to learn….............If students are in the building everysingle day for the month of April they will receive an opportunity to participate in the


Tarkington Cube Day Event

May 2, 2016

During all lunch period’s students with 100% attendance for the month of April will receive 20 seconds in the Cube.

The Cube will contain cash, gift cards, Tark Gear, lunch w/ admin, dress down passes, and homework passes!!



Pre K-8

Tarkington School of Excellence

3330 W. 71st St.
Chicago , IL 60629

Enrollment: 1072
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Science Night

​Monday April 11th is the STEAM fair and Science NIght

Report Card Pick-Up

​Report Card Pick-Up, no school for students.  Report cards can be picked up and conferences will be held between 12pm and 6pm

Spring Break

​April 18-22 is spring break, there will be NO SCHOOL

Latest News

Forrest Claypool, the CEO of Chicago Public Schools has written a letter for families that you can read at the link here: Letter to Families.

There is also a web page set up explaining why this is so important to our students and showing things you can do to help, that web page is cps.edu/equality