A. N. Pritzker

Date: 
12/22/2009
Pritzker School

Originally known as Wicker Park School, A. N. Pritzker School, located at 2009 W. Schiller (corner of Damen and Schiller), is a Chicago Public School (CPS)covering pre school thru eighth grade.  Classified by CPS as a regional gifted center, it offers several different educational programs.  The school's phone number is 773.534.4415 and their website is www.pritzkerschool.org.

Well known school alumnus A. N. Pritzker adopted the school in 1988.  His legacy is ongoing support thru the Pritzker Youth Foundation which provides partial or full funding for several programs.

According to the school's principal Dr. Joenile S. Albert-Reese, "Our staff is a collaborative coalition of dedicated educators who work relentlessly to provide our students with an educational experience that reflects rigor, academic excellence, and creativity. We are a community of educators engaged in a continuous process of academic improvement for all of our students and ourselves."

Dr. Reese

Dr. Reese, Principal

"As we strive to integrate technology as well as Fine and Performing Arts across the curriculum, we encourage our students to embrace diversity and respect cultural differences and traditions. We pride ourselves on maintaining a climate of academic excellence which challenges, encourages and supports all students in reaching both their academic and emotional potential. Our primary focus is on facilitating the education of the whole child and fostering a well rounded student who has integrity and a natural sense of self worth."

Dr. Reese invites  everyone to engage with the school, "I look forward to working with all of you to provide our students with the opportunities, guidance, and support necessary to succeed.  I value your input and welcome hearing from you at any time."

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