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Program Overview

Lenart Regional Gifted Center is a Selective Enrollment Chicago Public School serving 250 gifted students, Kindergarten through Eighth grade, with an accelerated and enriched program.  Our goal at Lenart is to continue to achieve academic excellence by teaching to the whole child, using data to drive instruction and achievement, providing personalized and differentiated instruction, and partnering with parents and various community organizations.  

Lenart also house a full day Preschool program for 3 and 4 years old through the CPS Chicago Early Learning.  The Preschool program is separate from our K-8 program and students that attend the Preschool program will still need to through the Selective Enrollment Application process to be selected for K-8 Gifted Program.  For more information about the Preschool program and application process, please visit Chicago Early Learning's website here.

We are a small school that consist of one classroom for each grade.  Students in grades K-3 are self-contained and receive instruction in the core content areas (Literacy, Math, Science, and Social Science) from their homeroom teacher. Students in grades 4-5 will begin to learn to transition between two teachers providing instruction in the core content areas.  One teacher specializes in Math and Science and the other teacher specializes Literary and Social Science. Students in grades 6-8 follow a traditional middle school schedule with three different teachers providing instruction in each of the core content areas.  An enrichment block is also embedded into the middle school schedule.  The enrichment block will change depending on student interest.

Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade also receive Spanish, Technology/Computer Science, Music, and Health and Physical Education instruction weekly.  Lenart also partners with Hyde Park Art Center to provide students art instruction once a week for 60 minutes.