Academically Rigorous

Harriet Tubman Elementary School is authorized by The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in both the Middle Years Program (MYP) and the Primary Years Program (PYP), making Tubman a wall to wall IB World School

Artistically Rich

Harriet Tubman Elementary School is a CPS Neighborhood and Magnet Cluster School with a Fine and Performing Arts Focus.

Culturally Diverse

Culturally Diverse

Harriet Tubman Elementary School students come from 40 zip codes, speak 20 languages and represent 50 countries

Upcoming Events

October 1
Girls Volleyball vs. Bell

Clemente High School
3pm

October 3
Football vs. Lincoln
JV-4:30, Varsity-5:30

October 5
Football vs. Disney
JV-4:30, Varsity-5:30

October 7
16th Annual Tubman Fun Run
Register Now
Run schedule:
8:30am: Pre-k and K
9:15am: 1st and 2nd Grade
10am: 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade
1:15pm: Color Run for 6-8th Grade

October 10
No School, Indigenous People’s Day

October 12
Local School Council Meeting (virtual)
6pm

Football vs. Audubon and Hamilton
JV-4:30, Varsity-5:30

October 14
Monthly Principal Conversation (virtual)
8:15am
Registration link coming soon

Tubman Community Fall Social, Hosted by FOT
5-6:30pm
Will's Northwoods Inn, 3030 N. Racine Ave

October 15
Tubman Fall Festival
10am-12pm

View full Tubman calendar here

We are Harriet Tubman Elementary School

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Our Promise

Our Mission

Our promise is to provide a nurturing and rigorous learning environment. We will instill within our students a love of learning by identifying their positive distinctions through academics, the arts and athletics. We empower students to be responsible, contributing members of an international community.

Our Vision

As a result, Tubman students strive to be life-long learners who are persistent problem solvers, are inquisitive about the world, have a strong sense of self, and articulate their thoughts, feelings, and ideas through ongoing reflection.

Tubman students strive to be empathetic by understanding different perspectives while being mindful of their unique viewpoint.

Tubman students strive to be caring and principled, and to possess a foundation of knowledge that enables them to build a more peaceful world.

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Our Graduates

Tubman students will be life long learners who are persistent problem solvers, are curious about the world, have a strong sense of self, and are able to articulate their thoughts, feelings, and ideas.

Tubman students will be able to analyze a concept and determine their own viewpoint while respecting differing opinions.

Tubman students will show integrity and empathy, and possess a foundation of knowledge that enables them to thrive in a diverse, changing society.

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