Welcome to Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, a Place in the Sun for our students!



Thanks to Ms. Denney for the better logo.

Click here to see the website in Spanish. Haz cliq para ver en espanol.

Please refer to the tabs above for more information for our stakeholders.


Please ensure your child gets a good night's sleep before testing.

PARCC testing Part 1 begins Tuesday, March 10 and will continue through April 2.

PARCC testing End of Year testing begins Monday, April 27 and runs through May 22.

NWEA End of Year testing begins May 11 and runs through June 12.

TRC/DIBELS/IDEL/and mClass math testing will begin May 11 and run through June 12.

REACH Performance Tasks will begin May 11 and run through June 12.

Third Quarter ends April 2, April 3 is a non-attendance day for students.


Spring Break starts at the end of school on April 3, students return on April 13.

Report card pickup will be April 16.






We have three winners in our Eating Healthy writing contest. Click on the picture to see the winning essay:

4th Grade 2nd Grade Kinder
LauraC MarioZ DylanG


Congratulations to Mr. Pratt and Mrs. Gonzales for securing Saucedo a spot in Cohort 2 of the Computer Science for All Initiative .


Congratulations to Ms. Kim, Ms. Potts-Lopez, and Ms. Nicole Lyons for winning a Chicago Foundation for Education grant.

CFE Congratulations

(Check our About Us page for previous awards.)



City Year is working with students in 4th - 8th grade.

City Year


Hubbard Street Dance is working with our students again this year.

Our students are learning how to focus their energy through working with Mindful Practices. (Mindful Practices empowers teachers and students through yoga and wellness to create a more effective educational environment.)

Our before-school and after-school Algebra students are getting ready for their end-of-the year exam. Go figure.....


Saucedo and Kelly H.S. Bands performed at a joint concert on March 6.



Saucedo celebrates its Students of the Month of January, 2015:

Students of the month








Sun Logo Saucedo Healthy School News

Award From Mrs. Obama

Healthy Celebrations




Check the Parent Resources page for supply lists for each grade.


Office Hours

The Main Office is open from 8:30 - 4:15 Monday - Friday.

Contact Us

Please feel free to call us from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at 773-534-1770. Our address is 2850 W. 24th Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60623.


Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy
2850 W. 24th Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60623

Isamar Vargas

Assistant Principal:

Gilberto Piedrahita

Charles McSpadden

(773) 534-1770

(773) 534-1356



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