"We currently have 2 children who attend HWES and we are very pleased with their progress.Our youngest child(gr.kdg),over the past 9 months has learned how to read,write,add and subtract. Special thanks to Ms.Butler kdg teacher!You Rock!Our oldest child (gr.5)had a rough start, but thanks to his classroom teacher and the techno-logy coordinator,he overcame his problems and made this year a success! HWES offers JROTC, music,art,p.e.,library,Joffery Ballet,Beta Club, Ribbon Dancers,marching,jazz and concert band, chorus,drama,and a partner-ship with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.HWES is the host of special activities/programs such as Black History Read-In,Young Author's,reading contest,math contest, technology,attendance assemblies,spelling bees, Book It,Read to Succeed and a science fair. I would highly recommend this school to any parent who is looking for a high level of academic achievement for their child and superior teachers.Parents get/stay involved!"
"Harold Washington is a great school the principle does a beautiful job with the kids. My only problem is there are no activity for the kids such as basketball, band, dance etc. After the school the children have to much time on their hands and they need to put there energy into something postive."