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Welcome to Saucedo Scholastic Academy


Feb 17, 2016 - Graduation Picture Day on February 17 for Kindergarten and 8th grade students.

Dec 2015 Thanks to the organizations, including Old Navy and Toys for Tots, for making Christmas special for our students. click the image below...

01/04/2016 The Saucedo Concert Band will be competing at the Illinois Grade School Music Association (IGSMA) State Band Competition onSaturday, March 19, 2016 in Clarendon Hills, IL (Route 83 and Ogden Avenue).  This is the first time ever the Saucedo Band will be competing, as a whole, against other suburban school districts.  Schools that qualify with high enough scores are invited to perform in Peoria, IL for Super-State Band Competition.

2015 School Quality Report - Maria Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy is a Level 1+ school

  • Yoga at Millenium Park
  • These are the same yoga teachers who came to Saucedo. Saucedo students may enjoy participating in this.

    Millennium Park HHY Workshop #2: Mon 7/25
    Mindful Practices will be leading three free Hip-Hop Yoga workshops at the Millennium Park Family Fun Fest this summer. We would love to see you there!

    Mindful Practices’ Hip-Hop Yoga Classes
    Millennium Park Family Fun Tent (across from Cloud Gate, aka The Bean)
    Mon 6/27 1:00-1:50
    Mon 7/25 1:00-1:50
    Mon 8/15 1:00-1:50



  • June 3rd Parents and Students come celebrate the Arts with us during Family Fine Arts Night on June 3rd!!! See the Art gallery on the 3rd floor and visit the Art Room (313) for various creative activities from 4:30 to 6:15pm, and then at 6:30pm go to the Auditorium to see our Amazing and Award-winning Bands perform for the Spring Concert.


  • May 05 -
  • Apr 29 -20% for 20% "Public Education, the Great Equalizer for Children Everywhere - But Not in Chicago"




Apr 22 Congratulations to the Saucedo Concert Band! The Saucedo Concert Band received the coveted title of Honor Status at the Illinois Grade School Music Association (IGSMA) Northern State Division Organizational Band Competition this past Friday, April 22, 2016.

Banda de la primaria María Saucedo gana importante competencia estatal

Click below to learn more about the Saucedo Band
IGSMA Honor Status Organizations 2016
CPS Weekly Motivators Page
CPS Department of Arts Education

May 3 - Congratulations to Ms. Vargas for this honor. 

April 17-22 Spring Break

April 22 - Please come out and support the Saucedo Concert Band as we advance to the "finals" of the IGSMA State Band Competition.
Lundahl Middle School
560 Nash Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Performance Time: 7:30pm
Admission is Free; no small children please.

April 28 - Spring pictures (dress-up)

04/2016 Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade Battle of the Books team!!!!!!
They are network champions AGAIN for the second year in a row.
This team worked tirelessly since December reading 21 books and achieved the highest score in Network 7 during the online qualifying battle last Wednesday.

Congrats to the following students:
Camila Sandoval || Juan Aguilera || Louis Valenzuela || America Hernandez || Sierra Bradley || Emily Salgado

Congratulations ALSO to first-time partcipants, our 4th and 6th grade Battle of the Books team. They also read 21 books and powered through the 45-question battle last week.

Go Team Saucedo! We are proud of you!

04/2016 - The Great Boodini visited Saucedo's Good Citizens.

03/2015 CONGRATULATIONS to the Saucedo Concert Band!

Nov 20, 2015 Bilingual Family Night

  • Dec 08, 2015 Please join us for a Family Hour of Code, Tuesday, December 8, from 4:15 – 5:15.

    Por favor, únase a nosotros para una hora Familia del Código, martes, 8 de diciembre de 4:15-05:15

  • Nov 23, 2015 Congratulations to Saucedo's former student, Jeremy G., who received a perfect score of 36 on ACT Math portion. Way to go Jeremy!  Also, kudos to his math teachers, Ms. Hong, Mr. Toman, and Ms. Calafeteanu.

  • Nov 23, 2015 New Community Representative, Patricia Fernandez. Intro Letter - Eng || Esp


  • Battle of the Books: Registration is Open for The CPS Elementary Battle of the Books Program!  The Battle of the Books program invites teams of 4th-8th graders to work together to read and discuss 21 books over the course of a year. Participation promotes greater depth and breadth of student reading, encourages cooperation, reading motivation and accomplishment.
    The Deadline to register is Dec 4, 2015. 
    Information and registration info can be found at https://goo.gl/qUNC6m.

  • Oct 24 - The Dance Mobile Enjoy an afternoon of amazing dances brought to Little Village Branch of the Chicago Public LIbrary
  • Oct 21 @ 4:15pm - LSC Meeting
  • Meeting Friday, Oct. 9th - NCLB-PAC - Agenda



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Maria Scholastic Academy
2850 W. 24th Blvd. Chicago, IL 60623
Phone 773-534-1770 • Fax 773-534-1356

Isamar Vargas Colon,  Principal
Charlie Mcspadden,  Assistant Principal

Rene Santiago,  Assistant Principal


Office Hours: 8:30-4:15
Student Hours: 9:00-4:00



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