CICS Larry Hawkins (7-12)

Where EVERY child stands tall...

CICS Larry Hawkins, named after a prominent Chicago youth advocate, is a tuition-free public charter school educating students in grades 7 thru 12. Utilizing a college preparty program with a rigorous and well-rounded curriculm, we provide students with the necessary tools and skills needed to develop superior levels of achievement. We strive for academic, social and physical excellence by providing a quality and challenging curriculum. We promote positive moral and social values, foster an atmosphere of self-discipline in a safe learning environment, and maximize individual productivity to meet the needs of a changing global society. CICS Larry Hawkins students will be able to maximize their potential for successfully actualizinging their goals with confidence and intrinsic motivation, thereby enabling each student to become a lifelong learner and strong functional contributor to their local community as well as their global community.

Quick CICS Larry Hawkins Facts:

  • Students use state-of-the-art technology such as iPads and iPhones to utilize digital learning tools, turning today's learner into tomorrow's leader.
  • 6 hours more instructional time per week (compared to traditional schools).
  • Small classroom sizes which encourage a culture of engagement and aspirational learning.
  • Extra-curricular activities such as: Accenture Mentoring Program, Student Council, Basketball, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Dance, Poetry club, Turtoring and more.

CICS Larry Hawkins is one of 16 campuses within the Chicago International Charter School Network and is under the direction of Mr. Rodney Hull. We are located in the Altgeld Gardens community at 801 E 133rd Place, Chicago, IL 60827.

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We are accepting applications for 2014-2015 school year - Enroll Now!

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