We believe in the education of the whole child by creating opportunities that incorporate academic, social and emotional well being. Doolittle will provide all students with a quality, standards based curriculum that integrates the use of higher order thinking skills. This will be implemented through the continuos professional development that facilitates a skill set that is grounded in research based instruction with a focused emphasis on literacy and math.

Principal - Lauren Ellen Norwood
535 E 35th St - Chicago, Illinois 60616 - Map | Phone: (773) 535-1040 - Fax: (773) 535-1034

Pre-K: Full Day - Kindergarten: Full Day - Hours: 8:55 am-2:45 pm
After School Hours: 2:45 pm-5:00 pm - Earliest Drop Off: 8:00 AM

School-wide Programs and Models:
After-School All-Stars, Head Start, Kindergarten, Performing Arts

Supports and Resources:

Doolittle’s educational priority is strengthening higher order thinking skills. We provide additional programs to our students by offering the Illinois Math and Science (IMSA) program to our intermediate/upper students. Doolittle partners with organizations including Chicago Hilton and Towers, the Chicago White Sox, Vandercook School of Music, IIT, and Kathy Posner.
Creative: Choir/Chorus, Dance, Drama, Guitar, Weekend Enrichment

Health and Wellness: Crisis Intervention Services, Nutrition Workshop, School-based Dental Services, Targeted Behavioral Health Intervention, Workshops/Classes

Life and Leadership: Mentoring for Boys/Girls

Parent and Community: Conflict Resolution, Family Counseling/Support Group, Family Nights, Field Trip, Gang Awareness Workshop, Literacy Workshops, Meeting Space For Parent Groups, Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs

Scholastic: Academic Olympics, Homework Club/Study Group, Homework Help, Math Bowl, Real Men Read, Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring, Tutoring, Young Authors

Sports and Fitness: 16” Softball, Aerobics, Boys’ Baseball, Boys’ Basketball, Cheerleading, Exercise, Flag Football, Football, Girls’ Volleyball, Jump Rope