School Phone Number: (773) 722-8577 Address: 8914 S. Buffalo Ave Chicago, IL 60617

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At LEARN South Chicago, we set the bar high. Every day the instructors at South Chicago go above and beyond to ensure every child who walks through the doors receives an excellent college prep education. We are guided by LEARN’s five core values and provide every child with the academic foundation and ambition to earn a college degree. At LEARN South Chicago our Affirmation is: “ I believe in myself and my ability to do my best. I am here to learn, work hard and build character. Today, I will think, I will feel, I will read and write. I will make myself , my family and my teachers proud. I will do all these things with one goal in mind, to do my best. I am too smart to waste time… GO LEARN SOUTH CHICAGO!”  We are thrilled to be part of the LEARN family and honored to serve the South Chicago community.


Claudia Garcia & Diamond Perkins PRINCIPALS | LEARN South Chicago
Our Location
8914 S Buffalo Ave
Chicago, IL 60617

LEARN South Chicago

School Hours

8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

* Wednesday early dismissal at 2:45 p.m. 

Grades Offered

Kindergarten-8th Grade


Please reach out to Office Manager Cheron McMath or Office Assistant Ms. Susie Morelos with questions.

(773) 722-8577

Quick Facts

Why Choose LEARN South Chicago

  • Free, public school with open enrollment. There is not an admission test. All are welcome to submit an enrollment application!
  • Recipient of Chance the Rapper’s STEM $100,000 grant for computer science programming
  • Graduates attend some of the most prestigious high schools in Chicago and boarding schools out-of-state
  • Rigorous academic program to meet the needs of all learners

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