Andrew Carnegie Elementary School​:​ A Premier School in the Woodlawn Community!

Carnegie School will participate in the Chicago Bulls Food Drive.

The top three classes that collect the most boxes of food will be awarded with a Pizza Party. The school that has the highest pound total will be designated the winning school. The winning school will receive the following incentives:

  • 75 tickets to the Chicago Bulls versus the Philadelphia 76ers game on Sunday, January 29, 2017

Special winners t-shirts for all game attendees

Early access to the arena on January 29, 2017

Exclusive access to a post-game autograph session.

For additional information, see Ms. Halvorsen, Room 106.

Collection Dates
The start date for collection will be Monday November 14, 2016 and the end date will be Tuesday December 13, 2016

Pickup Scheduling Pickup Date

All food donations will be picked up from your school by our representatives. All pickups will occur from December 14th.

Nominate Your Favorite Teacher for a Symetra Heroes in the Classroom Award

Do you know a teacher that has inspired others and made a difference? Nominate him or her for the Symetra Heroes in the Classroom award at

2016-2017 Golden Apple Nomination

The Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching & Leadership honors ten of the most dedicated, engaged, and effective teachers, and one exemplary principal, in the Chicagoland area. The dynamic program highlighted the incredible work of the recipients and all they do to transform teachers and teaching, enriching both students and teachers lives. This year you may elect to nominate a classroom teacher currently teaching in grades 4-8 full time at a public or non public school. You may nominate your child's teacher via

Kia "Educator of the Month"

The Chicago Bulls and Kia Motors will be honoring Chicago Public School (CPS) School teachers for their hard work and dedication in the classroom through the “Educator of the Month” program. We are calling all students, fellow teachers and/or administrators from CPS elementary schools to nominate an educator by completing and submitting an application. From February to April, one nominee will be selected per month as our Educator of the Month. Nominators will be asked to fill out an application and write a 250 word essay explaining why they are nominating the educator for the program. Winners of the program will receive the following items:

  • Two tickets to a pre-determined Bulls home game
  • Check presentation for $1,500 towards teacher classroom use
  • An official Kia Educator of the Month Award
  • Special teacher profile on Bulls.c

"Coding at Carnegie"

Thank ACS parents, community and Donors Choose supports for making "Coding at Carnegie​" possible for the below classes:

  • Ms. Brown, Room 221-SpEd Primary
  • Ms. Close, Room 125-Kindergarten
  • ​Ms. Butts, Room 127-1st Gifted​
  • Ms. Johnson, Room 112-1st
  • Ms. Caffie, Room 110-2nd
  • ​Ms. Milsap, Room 114-2nd​
  • Ms. Hernandez, Room 116-2nd​ Gifted
  • Ms. Lanham, Room 102-3rd Gifted
  • Mrs. N. King, Room 104-3rd ​
  • Mrs. Anderson, Room 101-3rd
  • ​Mrs. Daley-Mitchell, Room 204-4th Gifted
  • Mrs. Roberson, Room 205-5th ​\ Mrs. F. Boateng, Room 222-6th

Please support "Coding at Carnegie" by donating via

"Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow"

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Please be advised that our school hours are from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Students are not to arrive before 8:30 a.m. There is no supervision before 8:30 a.m. and students will not be permitted in the building.

Please, consider the safety and well being of your child and DO NOT drop-off your child prior to 8:30 a.m. These are very busy times and safety is our utmost priority.

Located in the Woodlawn community, Carnegie strives for academic success for all students. Academic programs include:

  • Regional Gifted Center (grades K-5)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme
    (grades 6-8).
  • Traditional Neighborhood program Pre- Kindergarten to 8th grade.

Reminder to parents who are dropping off and picking up students before and after school; Please be mindful of others and help to keep traffic moving by being courteous and not blocking traffic as you let your child/ren out of the car, or stopping to allow them to get in after school. Also, be aware that the school busses need to park so that drivers can let children off and after school they need to come into the building to pick them up after school. With all of us working together, we can keep traffic flowing smoothly.

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To access the iReady Reading & Mathematics web-based curriculum, follow these simple steps:

• iReady website address:

• Username:  Student ID number

• Password:   carnegie

• State:  Illinois