Welcome to Garvey!
We are happy to have each of you as a member of the Garvey family. Marcus Garvey School is a Chicago Public School serving children in grades pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. To ensure that our students acquire the skills of research, writing and publishing, we have a Computer Technology Lab for grades Kindergarten-8th. The computer lab is equipped with 32 computers and a mobile laptop unit. iPads are used in grades 3rd-8th. Marcus Garvey also offers programs such as Accelerated Reader, Primary and Upper Grade Science Fair, Social Emotional Learning, Character Education and Mentoring. Marcus Garvey School has many extracurricular activities in which students can become involved. Some include the award winning Video Production Program, You Be the Chemist and the National Junior Beta Club. The Marcus Garvey School provides an Annual Awards Banquet where students who are on the honor roll, have perfect attendance, and/or are winners of a state, district, or city competition are acknowledged and presented awards.
Together WE Make a Difference!
Principal, Michelle Van Allen
Assistant Principal, Sabrina Anderson
"If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started." ~ Marcus Garvey