Community Directory


The Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Coalition's mission is to build a comprehensive community infrastructure that ensures that all children born within the Altgeld-Riverdale area are on track to succeed by third grade.

Carver Military Academy

Carver Military Academy strives to be the top rated college prep academy in the state by promoting leadership, respect, integrity, and self-awareness through academic excellence that ensures post-secondary success.

Carver Primary School / Wheatley CPC

Carver Primary School and the Wheatley Child-Parent Center are committed to educating the whole child to his /her fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally. Our staff is also committed to educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment and providing them with equal opportunities to excel.

Carver School
Centers for New Horizons (Altgeld Gardens)

Centers for New Horizons' mission is to develop the capacities of families to become self-reliant, to improve the quality of their lives, and to participate in rebuilding their community.
CICS Lloyd Bond

Welcome to CICS Lloyd Bond. We are a tuition-free public charter school serving students in grades K-6. CICS Lloyd Bond is a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools.

Lloyd Bond
CYC – Dorothy Gautreaux Child Development Center

The center’s goal is to give children the tools, support and guidance they need to reach their full potential.

Golden Gate Day Care Center

The mission of Golden Gate Day Care Center is to provide quality child care for the residents of the Golden Gate, Pullman, Eden Green, Altgeld Gardens and, neighboring Riverdale communities. Our center offers a comprehensive child development program. The creative curriculum is our model. The teaching initiative is grounded in rich literacy and child initiated or teacher guided child exploration hands on arts and nature projects. GGDCC provides a quality program to help children develop socially, emotionally, mentally, physically, and cognitively.

*Evening options are available.

Golden Gate
Ira F. Aldridge Elementary School

The vision of Ira F. Aldridge is to motivate and develop an environment that is conducive to learning for ALL students, and create a positive, student centered learning climate in which to educate, and prepare ALL of our students to become life-long learners and positive contributors to society and the global community.

W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School

It is the mission of W.E.B. DuBois Elementary School to establish a student and community learning center with high expectations for student performance, designed to facilitate stimulating learning experiences in which each individual has the opportunity to realize his or her full potential. As we strive to achieve our stated mission, DuBois School will work diligently to ensure that the tenets of the Chicago Reading Initiate become a driving force behind our practice of delivering dedicated guidance and instruction.


Upcoming Events

December 7, 2017
  • Early Learning Coalition Meeting

    December 7, 2017  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Carver Park Fieldhouse, 939 E. 132nd Street

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December 12, 2017
  • Teen Tuesday at Altgeld Library

    December 12, 2017  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Altgeld Branch, Chicago Public Library, 13281 S Corliss Ave, Chicago, IL 60827, USA

    Come check out how you can contribute to and make a difference in your community. Altgeld Library's Teen Tuesday series seeks to bring together teens to promote educational, emotional and spiritual growth.

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