At the forefront of our client’s minds is how to manage the Chicago Public School System. Between the cost of living and the media focus on the issues with CPS, it sounds like a daunting place to call home. Luckily, we are blessed to have really fabulous public and private schools in this city and there are excellent homes coming on the market everyday!

Let us help you find the right home in the boundaries of a school that is right for your family.

Below are just a few of the great Chicago Public Schools and some fresh Spring listings that will go fast! But there are so many other options we can show you. So reach out! Let’s get the discussion started. 

For more information about city living and schools check can be found here.

Olivia Carlson

Phillip Rogers Elementary School

CPS Level 1+ | grade B | CPS Report Card

Philip Rogers Elementary has served the West Rogers Park community for 75+ years, offering a well-rounded curriculum for Pre-K through 8th grade students. The Rogers Elementary staff/faculty endeavor to meet each student’s academic and social emotional needs by implementing teaching styles that differentiate according to students abilities and facilitate a respectful and developmentally stimulating classroom environment.  

“The mission of Philip Rogers School is, to build a partnership with students, parents, and the community, to educate and encourage all students to reach their fullest potential and become successful contributors to society.” -Christine Jabbari, Principal

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2711 West Hitch | West Rogers Park | 3 Bed | 2.1 Bath | Expected to list at $540,000

This West Rogers Park Georgian, with fantastic first floor addition, gives you all the room you could possibly need! The first floor features a lovely entryway leading to a huge living room with bay windows, wood burning fireplace, crown moldings and adjacent formal dining room. The large eat-in kitchen is bright & open with great countertop and storage space, perfect for entertaining. Additionally there is a generous great room, separated from the dining area by pretty French doors and flanked by beautiful bookcases, which overlooks the pretty backyard. Upstairs you will find 3 sizable bedrooms with a 4th tandem bonus room, plus a beautiful newly renovated full bath. The lower level has another large family room, a huge new full bath complete with steam shower, and more storage and laundry space than you could ever need. With hardwood floors and tons of windows throughout, this home is perfect for today’s buyer. Incredible location within walking distance to schools, worship, parks, restaurants and shopping.

Listing Agent: Crystal Riley, Coldwell Banker Residential

Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School

CPS Level 1+ | grade A- | CPS Report Card

Alexander Graham Bell School provides an one of a kind educational experience for students, Kindergarten through 9th grade, in the North Center area. Students can attend any one of their three distinct programs: the Neighborhood Program, Regional Gifted Center and/or Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program. While always striving for academic excellence, Bell faculty/staff focus on social emotional development, as well as nourishing children’s sense of curiosity about the world.

“We want our students to have a sense of purpose and belonging, to plan and set goals, to learn to work well with others, and to persevere.” -Katie Miller, Principal

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2200 West Addison | North Center | 4 Bed | 3.1 Bath | Expected to list for $749,000

Rare find 4bed/3.5 bath end unit fee simple townhouse with private fenced in yard and roof deck in Bell School district. Main floor open concept kitchen, living, dining with powder room. 2 bedrooms and bath on 2nd level. Master suite and roof deck on 3rd floor. Lower level features family room, full bath, and 4th bedroom. Garage parking included.

Listing Agent: Jim Gramata, The Gramata Realty Group

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

CPS Level 1+ | grade A- | CPS Report Card

Abraham Lincoln Elementary has been serving the community for over 145 years! Lincoln is home to the Ecole Franco-Américaine de Chicago, a tuition-supported program with a curriculum certified by the French Government for K-8 native French speaker. Grants support Lincoln’s humanities-based curriculum through technology, the arts and literacy programs.

“The Lincoln School is recognized as a model school within the Chicago Public Schools. We set the highest standards for our students in academic achievement, intellectual growth and rigor, ethical awareness and behavior, and exceptional sportsmanship.” -Mark Armendariz

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Sun-filled and extra wide corner Townhome in Old Town’s historic St. Michael’s gated community. This rarely available 3 Bed 2.5 Bath with private Rooftop has been tastefully remodeled and shows beautifully! Enjoy an extra spacious Living Room with Wood burning Fireplace. Immaculate Gourmet chef’s Kitchen with Sub Zero and Miele appliances, including double + steam oven, separate dining room, and deck right of the kitchen perfect for guests & grilling! 3 Bedrooms, all on the Second level including a large Master Suite featuring amazing new Marble bath, quartz dual vanity, heated floors & walk-in Custom dressing room/ closet. Hardwood Flooring, high ceilings & Skylights thru-out. New Miele Washer & Dryer. Heated Garage Parking, additional storage included & Huge community Party Deck. Just steps from 1+ rated Lincoln elementary, dining, shopping, lakefront, CTA Brown & Purple line, entertainment, and all the amazing Old Town Neighborhood amenities!

Listing Agent: Sam Shaffer, Chicago Properties Firm


John James Audubon Elementary School

CPS Level 1+ | grade B+ | CPS Report Card

John James Audubon is a community-oriented school where faculty/staff endeavor to create a nurturing environment that facilitates high-quality education for all students. With numerous accolades, including the U.S Dept of Education National Blue Ribbon School Award, Audubon is also home to projects like, The Organic Garden Project, Solar School and Audubon Reads. 

“I am passionate about ensuring all learners get what they need and we are graduating students that will have a productive voice, commitment to the betterment of our world, and have the skills ready to engage in problem solving.” -Meghan Duffy, Principal

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3626 Hoyne | Roscoe Village | 3 Bed + Den | 2 Bath | Offered for $599,000

Chicago character meets modern in this exquisite, meticulously maintained top floor 3 bedrooms + Den / 2 bathroom duplex-up condo in the highly desired Roscoe Village neighborhood. This home lives like a single-family home! The kitchen/ family room combo and the dining/ living room combo give this home two large, unique entertaining spaces on the main level. Your chef’s kitchen features high-end stainless steel appliances including and range hood, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, & island breakfast bar. Large master bedroom features vaulted ceilings, skylight, and walk-in closet. The spa-like upstairs bathroom features separate shower & tub, classic travertine tile, and vanity with granite countertop. Additional home features include hardwood floors throughout, ample storage, large laundry room, private outdoor space, beautifully landscaped common yard, and garage parking. Your home sits just blocks away from Roscoe Village’s main commercial district and the CTA brown line. One of the BEST streets of Roscoe Village. Audubon Elementary! Don’t miss out on this gem… Welcome home!

Listing Agent: Sara McCarthy, Keller Williams