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Get to know our close and supportive learning community.

Thank you for your interest in Chicago City Day School! We are an independent private elementary school located in Chicago's bustling Lakeview East neighborhood. In this section of the website, you'll learn about our mission and approach, get to know our head of school, meet our faculty, and see our spacious 2-acre campus. Take a look around — we believe you'll like what you see!

Welcome from Head of School

Hear from our head of school. 

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Mission & Philosophy

The philosophical underpinnings of the work City Day has been doing for nearly 40 years.

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We've assembled an outstanding group of passionate, dedicated educators.

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Beautiful indoor and outdoor learning spaces spread out over two acres.

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High School Placement


How we help our students find the right high school.

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