Announcements - updated 04/06/2017

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS ACCEPTED THROUGH LOTTERY

General enrollment dates: April 26 – May 2, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Please try to come on your date to avoid crowds; however, you may select an alternate date.  Please print and complete the enrollment documents and bring them to enrollment.  Disney staff will not provide tours during this timeParking is available on the southwest side of the building in the parking lot off of ClarendonParking is free to school visitors during school hours.

Students enrolling in kindergarten must accompany their parent at the time of enrollment so that a brief assessment can be given for reading group placement in September. You should bring current assessment data for students going into grades 1 or 2 in September.

Last names, A-C:    Wednesday, April 26       (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Last names D-H:     Thursday, April 27          (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Last names I-M:      Friday, April 28              (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Last names N-R:      Monday, May 1               (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)
Last name S-Z:         Tuesday, May 2               (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon)

You must bring the following documentation with you when you come to enroll:

  • Your child's original birth certificate
  • Two proofs of address (preferably a current utility bill and Illinois driver's license or state identification card)
  • Medical Records (Medical/Inoculation, Vision, Dental)
  • 2nd Grade: Updated Dental required
  • Students enrolling in kindergarten must accompany their parent!
  • Current assessment data (MAP or DIBELS) for students enrolling in grades 1 and 2.

You must contact the school no later than April 24, 2017, if you are unable to attend any of the aforementioned enrollment dates. Failure to do so will result in the loss of your child's seat.


Enrollment Open House Dates (Lottery) - Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Parents considering Disney for the 2017-18 school year are invited to attend. Notification letters for the magnet lottery were sent by CPS on April 3, 2017. The deadline for accepting offers in the lottery is April 24, 2017.


CPS is offering all parents an opportunity to take the My Voice, My School survey, either on line or in school. We encourage all families to take this opportunity to reflect on and share all the positive aspects of your child’s experience here at Walt Disney Magnet. The survey, available in multiple languages, is open now through April 30 and takes only 10-15 minutes to complete. To complete the survey online, go to www.cps.edu/parent_survey. The online survey can be done from your personal devices at home. We will have a computer lab available on each floor at school on report card day, where you can take the survey. If you prefer to complete a hard copy of the survey, these are also available at school. You can request a paper copy on report card day at the floor level office, or in the main office after report card day. Thank you in advance for your participation and your support.


Mark Your ScheduleFriday, April 7 –CPS Furlough Day

Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14 – Spring Break

Wednesday, April 19 – Report Card Pick Up Day

Monday, May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day Holiday


Jan 17, 2017 - Actualize/Walt Disney Magnet School Computer Science Pilot Showcase at 1871

• Computer Science Education

School Begins at 7:30a.m. • School ends at 2:30 p.m.


Parents Alert!
We have two openings in our Tuition Based Preschool! Our fabulous preschool program provides the best of academic and play based instruction to prepare children for the rigors of Kindergarten. Disney embraces the concept that "learning is fun" and we take advantage of the opportunity to inculcate the necessary skills for success in an elementary program. Please call us for a visit to see our engaging program. 773/534-5840 Ask for Mrs. Meyers to set up a tour.

  • Tuition Based Pre-School
  • Tuition Based After School 2017 / 2018
  • Supply List 2016 / 2017
  • April 2017 - Calendar

Come see why Disney should be your number one choice for pre-school for the 2016-17 school year. A limited number of spots are still available. The school conducts tours of our early childhood program during the school year on every Monday morning at9:00 a.m. for prospective families to see what makes our program so outstanding! No appointments are needed. 

A completed application is required to reserve your child's spot, along with a deposit for the upcoming school year, and a photo ID.