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Dawes Elementary School

Artwork courtesy of Tim McCarthy

Charles Gates Dawes Comprehensive Gifted Program School is a Chicago Public School located on Chicago's southwest side.  Dawes vision and mission is as follows:


Education is everyone's responsibility at Dawes School. Our mission is to implement a rigorous curriculum aligned with the common core state standards, supported by professional development, with an emphasis on literacy, math, science, and technology. Students, staff, families, and community members will work together to ensure that all students are college and career ready.

CBS This Morning News 12/08/14 - Teachers turn to online donors to fund classrooms

• Dawes Teachers took the ALS Bucket Challeng and donated money to "Wipe out" ALS

• DonorsChoose, Google, Staples. Barbara Byrd-Bennett and Mayor Emmanual vist Dawes School to Celebrate Teachers!

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