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Chippewa Middle School, 123 N 8th Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
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Chippewa Middle School serves 650 students in grades 6-8.  Students at CMS participate in rigorous academic courses, engaging arts and music rotations, and a variety of after school clubs and sports.

Our building is also home to three district programs: Educational Life Skills (ELS) Program, Behavior and Emotional Support Teaching (BEST) Program, and Newcomers Program.

Principal Newsletter

Principal, Juliana Vissering's page where she publishes her weekly Newsletters.

Campus Parent

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Campus Parent is our new Student Information System portal for families. You can register your child, see their class information and more.

Bell Schedule

View our 23-24 School year bell schedule.

After School Activities

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Chippewa C.A.R.E.S.



A Deeper Dive into our School

We invite you to take a few minutes to take a deeper dive into the walls of our school. We are proud to share with you our celebrations, innovations and student engagements happening each and every day.

Chippewa's STEAM Night

Chippewa students had a fantastic time at STEAM Night on April 13 making music with circuits, coding robots, making ice cream, creating prints, playing games, building towers and more!

Supporting the Whole Child

District 62 continues to place an emphasis on supporting the needs of all children especially as it relates to social emotional learning "SEL" and supports.

Video Testimonials

Sharing Our Stories

Celebrating our Success in the Classrooms

We invite you to take a look at the innovation and learning happening inside our school here at Chippewa.

Ms. Juliana Vissering

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Ms. Amber Brookhart

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Student Services Interventionist

Mr. Marco Becerra

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EL Resource Teacher

Ms. Jincey Abraham

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8th Grade Science & Social Studies Teacher

Ms. Elizabeth Juskiewicz

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Director of Second Language Learners


By the Numbers


Teachers FTE


Year Round K-8 School


Languages Spoken



Information Updated on 8/28/23




Teacher Retention

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