San Miguel School-gary Comer Campus

819 N Leamington Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
     Tel: (773)261-8851
Grades: 6 - 8 | 91 students
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Established in the fall of 2002, the Gary Comer Campus brought the San Miguel model to the west side of Chicago.
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For years, the founders, board, and donors of San Miguel had expressed the desire to duplicate the success of the San Miguel model in another community in Chicago, but funds were limited for such an endeavor.
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In 2002, Lands' End founder, Gary Comer, presented a generous and bold $1.2 million grant to San Miguel to start a San Miguel School in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago.
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Seven years later, the San Miguel School - Gary Comer Campus has become a beacon of hope on the West Side.
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The Gary Comer Campus currently offers classes for 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
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Students are accepted based on academic and financial need.
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During the 2007-2008 academic year, 94% of these students qualified for the government's free and reduced lunch program.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 8

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade San Miguel School-gary Comer Campus Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Career Education Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • ChicagoAustin Career Education Center
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    ChicagoIL 60651
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    0.3 mi | 180 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • ChicagoNorthwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy
    5108 W Division St
    ChicagoIL 60651
    0.5 mi | 105 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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    ChicagoIL 60644
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    ChicagoIL 60651
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