ACERO Rufino Tamayo School, which opened in 2005, serves nearly 300 students from kindergarten to 8th grade. It has a Level 1+ SQRP rating and an “Excelling” rating in the CPS Creative Schools Certification. The school prides itself on a rigorous curriculum, an individualized approach and strong parent partnerships. In addition to traditional subjects, Tamayo offers an arts education that includes visual arts and music every week, and opportunities for dance, theater and instrument lessons.
Additional academic offerings include health and fitness, coding and programming, Spanish and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). After school, students can participate in athletics, cooking lessons, a school musical and more. Tamayo is proud to offer 15+ extra-curricular activities! The school hosts monthly family events that celebrate student success and bring the community together.