Daily attendance is very important for students to be successful. Help us to reach our 96% attendance rate by sending your children to school. Make every day count!

Preschool Gold Circle of
Quality Award


Beard School is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment.  Students are provided with intensive supports and rigorous and developmentally appropriate curriculum.  At Beard, we set high expectations and make it our goal to work on student successes through differentiation.  We encourage all of our families to join us in school sponsored parent engagement opportunities.  As we move forward throughout the year, know that your child is being taught by highly qualified and trained staff members.  We look forward to your partnership this year and thank you for your involvement.  

Beard School makes a difference in the life of every child.  




2018 / 2019 Save the Date for preschool enrollment

Parent Advisory Council at Beard 2017-2018

Beard Tours 2017-2018


"Urban Gateways Project" - "Check out an awesome stop-motion video from students at Daniel C. Beard Elementary School, thanks to Urban Gateways Teaching Artist Gwen Tulin!:...


Illness Flyer
When and When Not to Send Your Child to School

Thank You!

Thank You to our local businesses for supporting our School

School Locator

Beard Brick Memory Fundraiser Building Foundations for our Students "One Brick At A Time"

Welcome to Beard

If you would like to newly register a 4 year old into the Beard School for 2017-2018 School year, please use the following link below:

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 Upcoming Events

CPS Calendar 2017 / 2018

• 3/1...LSC Meeting 7:00

• 3/5...Officer Friendly 1:00pm

• 3/6...Full Day Preschool and K-3rd Grade Field Trip

• 3/7...Beard Tour 9:00am

• 3/9...Parent Literacy Fair

• 3/9...Progress Reports Distributed

• 3/11...NPN Developmental Differences Fair 9am-1pm

• 3/11...Daylight Savings Spring Ahead

• 3/15...PAC Meeting 7:30am

• 3/19...LSC Candidate Forum 9:00am

• 3/20...3rd Grade Transition Meeting 9:00am

• 3/21...Spring Picture Day

• 3/21...Beard Tour 9:00am

• ​3/23...Wear Green Day for Cerebral Palsy Day

• 3/26-3/30...Spring Break

Transportation Numbers:

Transportation 773.553.2860
Bus Aide Number 773.553.2850
Alltown Bus 
      Nelson Base 773.248.0090
      Skokie Base 773.248.9999
Caravan Bus 773.826.8141
Falcon  773.638.8000
SCR Transportation 773.768.7000
R & D 773.854.2100

Daniel C. Beard School
Pre-K through 3rd Grade
6445 W. Strong Street, Chicago, IL 60656
Tel: 773-534-1228 • Fax: 773-534-1247
Manda Lukic, Principal
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