William Penn Elementary School offers a rigorous and relevant curriculum that aligns to the Common Core State Standards. We are proud of the continuous progress that students are making. To support student's academic and social needs Penn offers a variety of after school programs such as Dr. Ollie's School Wide Success program that supports reading and math, Family Focus-21st Century programs that feature Robotics, Mad Science, and Technology. Penn also, offers special after school programs such as Arts and Crafts, Boxing, Basket Ball, and Penn Times News Club. Penn works with several partners to support learning: DePaul University, Cornell University, Family Focus, Prospect School, Alderman Chandler, and Illinois Action for Children.