End of the Year - Material Pickup EXTENDED through Fri, June 19th. Pick-up for all grade levels from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.For current students not attending Skinner West in the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, please fill out this online transfer form (also located under Parent Resources) Skinner West Universal Pre-K program application period is open from now until mid-July. K - 8 Neighborhood registration information will be provided once registration procedures are made available from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Skinner West Ranked #1 Chicago Public School by Chicago Magazine! Click Here
• Extended End of the Year - Material Pickup and Textbook Dropoff
• Family Letter Communicating Remote Learning Plan
• CPS Remote Learning will continue through the end of the school year.
• Educational Resource Materials by Grade & CPS Updates
• Universal Pre-K Registration Now Open
Important dates can be found on the Chicago Public Schools 2019 - 2020 school calendar. The bell schedule for the 2019-2020 school year is 8:45 A.M.- 3:45 P.M. Student drop-off at the main building begins at 8:00am
The Mark T. Skinner School's vision is to be the premier elementary school in metropolitan Chicago for educating special children (Special Education, Classical, Neighborhood and Magnet School) and to serve as the outstanding model for all such schools.
The Mark T. Skinner School is an exceptional community committed to helping a diverse student body achieve academic, social, and personal excellence through a partnership among children, parents, staff, and community.
In accordance with the Chicago School Reform Act, our mission is:
LRE Mandate / Vision:
"That to the maximum extent appropriate, children with disabilities are educated with children who do not have a disability. Special classes, separate schooling or other removal of children with disabilities from the regular educational environments occurs only when the nature or severity of the disabilities is such that education in regular classes with the use of supplementary aids and services can not be achieved satisfactory."
Supply Lists 2019-2020
Skinner In the News
Mark T. Skinner West Elementary School
1260 W Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607
Mrs. Clark, Principal
Mrs. Robinson, Assistant Principal
CPS Non-Discimination Statement