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CPS Back to School Bash

August 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Back 2 School CampaignIt’s time to go back to school. As you and your family get ready for the 2019–2020 school year at Chicago Public Schools (CPS), here’s all the important information you need to know. Learn what you need to enroll your child in school, find out what resources CPS offers to students and families, read through our FAQs, and celebrate with us at a CPS Back-to-School Bash.


  • CPS serves free breakfast and lunch to every student all year long.
  • CPS students and accompanying adults can get a free ride on CTA buses and trains on the first day of school.
  • To check school hours, search for your school using the CPS School Locator.

For any additional questions, email the Back-to-School team at b2s@cps.edu.

Celebrate a new school year with food, music, and games at a CPS Back-to-School Bash. These celebrations are the perfect opportunity to meet and reconnect with classmates, educators, and other families while learning about the resources that CPS offers to our families and students.

Network/Community Name Date and Time Location
Network 1,14
Albany Park
Tuesday, July 30,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Hibbard ES – 3244 W. Ainslie St.
Network 2,14
Lincoln Square
Wednesday, July 31,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Mather HS – 5835 N. Lincoln Ave.
Network 3,15
Friday, August 2,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Michele Clark HS – 5101 W. Harrison St.
Network 4,14
Thursday, August 1,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Marine Leadership – 1920 N. Hamlin Ave.
Network 5,15
Garfield Park
Wednesday, August 14,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Marshall HS – 3250 W. Adams St.
Network 6,15,16
Near West Side
Tuesday, August 6,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Crane HS – 2245 W. Jackson St.
Network 7,15,16
Pilsen/Little Village
Wednesday, August 7,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Saucedo ES -2850 W. 24th Blvd.
Network 8,15,16
Brighton Park
Tuesday, August 13,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Kelly HS – 4136 S. California Ave.
Network 9,17
Friday, August 9,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Williams Prep HS – 4934 S. Wabash Ave.
Network 10,16
Monday, August 12,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Durkin Park ES – 8445 S. Kolin Ave.
Network 11,16
Thursday, August 8,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Lindblom Park District – 6054 S. Damen Ave.
Network 12,17
Monday, August 5,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
South Shore HS – 1955 E. 75th St.
Network 13,17
West Roseland/Pullman
Thursday, August 15,
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Fenger HS – 11220 S. Wallace St.

**Community-based organizations are encouraged to participate in B2S bashes. Register your organization by filling out this application.


August 9, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Williams Prep High School
4934 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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