Dedicated to Promoting Academic and Social Excellence

Dvorak School of Excellence works diligently to provide our students with a strong foundation for success as they strive for greatness. The Dvorak staff is trained to deliver rigorous academic instruction and create a positive culture and climate.

Pre K-8

Dvorak School of Excellence

3615 W. 16th St.
Chicago, IL 60623

Enrollment: 458
A CPS Neighborhood School



City Year

At City Year, we’re working to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. In doing so, we’re helping to increase graduation rates across the country, and changing the lives of the students we serve.


Math Plus

We offer fun, positive math enrichment classes for elementary and middle school students as well as problem solving


Engage AUSL

Common Core aligned curriculum for Math and English Language Arts


turnaround arts of Chicago

Turnaround Arts works with local program partners to provide arts education resources to clusters of high-poverty, low-performing schools in their region. Local partners include state agencies, school districts, operating foundations, and educational organizations. This shared leadership structure provides powerful tools to a critical mass of our highest-needs schools, while building local, sustainable structures and expertise for a lasting impact on students.


Enrolling Your Child at Dvorak

Dvorak School of Excellence is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society. If you would like your child to be a part of this learning community, please follow the steps below.


Procedure To Follow

Dvorak School of Excellence is an attendance-area school. All students who live within the boundaries of Curtis may attend.


Attendance Area

Use the CPS School Locator tool to determine if Dvorak is your neighborhood school.

CPS School Locator



Prior to visiting the school, gather the necessary documentation to register your child for school.

CPS Registration Checklists