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Cisneros, opened in 2010, serves approximately 600 students from kindergarten to eighth grade. It holds a Level 1+ SQRP rating. Both reading and math growth scores exceeded the national average in 2016. At Cisneros, writing is a core part of the school's rigorous and individualized academic programming. Students can supplement their academic experience with a variety of extracurricular activities such as sports, drama, choir, student council and K-4 Camp. Recognizing the importance of parent partnerships, Cisneros hosts a variety of family engagement events throughout the school year to connect families to the school community. From a play-inspired, language-immersive Kindergarten experience to the individualized high school support program, the foundation is laid for students to succeed while at Cisneros and beyond.
 
School Partnerships 
 
WE Schools – a social impact program that inspires students to make a difference in their neighborhood and world at large.
 
Accelerate Institute - a three-year, student achievement partnership that leverages school leaders as a lever for positive change 
 
Morning Mile - a morning fitness program that gets students moving before the bell (sponsored by Under Armour) 
 
Pilsen Wellness Center – a teen pregnancy prevention program and drug prevention program is offered to students in the middle grades (6th-8th)
 
SMILE Illinois Dental Program – An in-school dental hygiene service offered to all families