Chase is a World Language Magnet Cluster Salmon P. Chase Elementary SchoolSchool that provides a comprehensive academic program for students in grades K-8th grade.  Our teaching staff provides students with opportunities to be successful as students using a variety of researched-based instructional practices as well as individuals.  We encourage students to do their best and encourage them to continue to strive for excellence. Spanish is offered as a foreign language to students in K-8th grade.

Chase is a partner with Children’s Home and Aid (CHASI) that provides a variety of after-school and wellness programs for students and parents. CHASI has provided students the opportunity to receive homework help, explore the arts, music and theater, and allow for the students to flourish in a safe environment.

We offer a variety of field experiences for all of our students through field trips and excursions. Each year, the 7th grade students travel of our state capital, Springfield. The 8th grade students are provided the opportunity to participate in a trip to our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

We welcome you to our website and invite you to contact us at any time.

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The Parent Portal is a unique web-based tool that allows you to securely view your child’s grades and attendance online. You can register to receive e-mail or text notifications when your child is absent or when his or her grades drop below a point you identify. Additionally, you will be able to communicate directly with your child’s teachers, enhancing the opportunity for parent-teacher interaction. 

Create an account: 
Once you have a received your PIN from your child’s school, you can create your Parent  Portal account. Here’s how it works: 

  1. Fill out the Parent Account Signup page and agree to the terms of usage at https://parent.cps.k12.il.us 
  2. Link to your child’s school record using your school-issued PIN; and
  3. View your child’s grades and attendance. 

    Check your child's grades and attendance online by logging on to Parent Portal.