Welcome from the Principal

At LEARN 8 Middle School (L8MS) we are excited to serve sixth through eighth grade students and their families in the heart of Chicago’s West Side. Our authentic middle school atmosphere is unique in the LEARN network, and we work each day to ensure that our scholars are offered the best middle school education so that they are ready to enter Chicago’s best high schools. Our talented teaching staff connects with our students in meaningful ways that lay the foundation for rigorous, rewarding learning. We all work relentlessly to fulfilling each student’s potential and launch them into their bright futures in high school, college, and beyond. We look forward to serving your family.

Janelle Hatch-Miller, Principal | LEARN 8 Middle School

Our Location
3021 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60612

LEARN 8 Middle School

School Hours

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Office Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Extended care: 7:00-8:00am and 3:45 p.m.-6:00 pm

* Wednesday early dismissal at 2:45 pm with extended care from 2:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Grades Offered

6th-8th Grade


Please reach out to Office Manager Kelli S. Moore with questions.

(773) 280-5299

Quick Facts

Why Choose LEARN 8

  • Algebra 1 high school credit offered in 8th grade.
  • An authentic middle school with four core classes given quality time: English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Enrichment classes are given daily: Music, Technology and Physical Education.
  • Nationally recognized cheerleading squad and basketball program offered.

School Calendar

PowerSchool Portal

PowerSchool provides you with your scholars attendance information, current grades, assignments, school bulletin, and much more! In order to access the site, at least one parent name and one active email address must be on file with the office manager at the time of registration. This may be changed and updated at any time.
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Uniform Website

Please click below to find and purchase school uniforms.
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Medical Forms

Are you a parent or caregiver who needs to download medical forms? Click on the button below to find downloadable forms that are required based on your health condition, medications, or the health requirements for enrolling at your school.
Health Forms for Parents and Caregivers

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