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CICS Larry Hawkins

Charter | 7-12 | 450 students

We are best known for rigorous college prep program.

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $50,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $970.

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Posted February 24, 2014

The principal needs to be under review with the board members in all my years I never saw atteacher that is foul like him unprofessional in school rude to parents and students we as parents need to come together as one and put this in order.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2012

There were great expectation when this school opened up. It seemed to be like a foot in on the success train for children but the only preparatory measures seem to be in the zero tolerance discipline structure. They treat the children like notches on the roster and offer little personal development programs aside from the animated neighborhood it's tucked into. Nothing at all too different from a regular CPS school.
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Posted February 14, 2011

Larry Hawkins is a very great school. They have good staff. The school is just great. By it being its first year opening it is on a really good start. I have no doubts that next year Larry Hawkins will be the best in the state. I believe that it will with all my heart.
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  • Yearbook

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

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  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Community college courses
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Terrance Little
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (773) 264-0606

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Core knowledge
  • Honors track
  • Independent Study
  • Virtual school
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Career/college counseling
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Community college courses
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Softball
  • Track

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Student clubs

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  • Student newspaper
  • Yearbook
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  • Admission is open to any interested student residing in the City of Chicago. CICS Larry Hawkins Campus focuses on college preparation presented in a 7.5 hour day and a 193 day school year. Students are continuously engaged in a host of enriching academic, college, career, and test preparation curricula that serve to positively impact their lives throughout their high school careers. Rigorous College and Career Academic Programs Include: - Internships (business, sports and medical fields) - Advanced Placement Courses - Calculus - Chemistry - Physics - Law - Economics - Entrepreneurship - TV Productions and Journalism - Character Development (centered curriculum) CICS Larry Hawkins Campus is built on: - The Four Cornerstones™ of highly effective schools - Top Talent - A Culture of Engagement and Demanding Content and Customized Instruction - Achievement-Driven Management. Special Programs: - NASA Summer Innovation - TCA Health Partnership - Pass with Flying Colors (after-school programs) - Partner Charter and Private schools Enriched curriculum, Springboard and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), are infused into the curriculum to better prepare students for life in college.
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801 E 133rd Place
Chicago, IL 60827
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Phone: (773) 264-0505

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