Contact Us


CICS Loomis (K-2)
9535 S Loomis St, Chicago IL 60643
Phone number - (773) 429-8955
Fax - (773) 429-8441

CICS Longwood (3-12)
1309 W 95th St, Chicago IL 60643
Phone number - (773) 258-5330
Fax - (773) 238-5350

Parking & Public Transportation

Loomis Parking: West Side of Loomis Street
Longwood Parking: 95th Street

Public Transit
Bus #9 and #95
CTA Train Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan Station
Metra Rock Island District 95th Street - Longwood Manor Stop

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Family Questions or Concerns?

We are deeply committed to partnering with you to provide a rigorous academic and arts experience for your student. It is very important that you share  any questions or concerns with us, so that we can work with you to resolve concerns. Please take the following steps to raise a problem or concern and get support from the school and network teams to resolve the issue:

First, communicate with school staff

  • Schedule an appointment via phone call or email directly with the faculty or staff person with whom you need to share your concern. Please allow this individual 24 hours (during the school work week) to return your call or email and please copy

  • Primary School Principal- JoeAnn Nash:

  • Elementary Principal - Melinda Jean-Baptiste:

  • High School Principal - Maria Freeman:

If more assistance is needed, contact Campus Leaders

If necessary, communicate with the Distinctive Schools Network Office

  • It is our hope that matters will be successfully resolved at the campus level, however, if you have further concerns about the resolution, please feel free to email our Chief of Schools or call 312-332-4998 for further assistance.

  • These communications are a top priority to our school and leadership teams. Please allow 24 hours for a response.