Welcome to the Seward Communication Arts Academy Website!

We are one of the founding members of the Back of the Yards Peace and Education Coalition. Our educational program fosters academic excellence through communication arts with a focus on literature and writing.

"We are comfortable.
We are respected.
We are safe.
We are loved at Seward."



2024 / 2025
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Register for PreK HERE

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Visit our SEWARD STUDENT NETWORK created by the 7th and 8th grade students. 

Start time for Seward Academy 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m



Guidelines to Success

Strive for my personal best

Encourage each other

Welcome Differences

Accept Responsibility

Respect myself and others

Develop a positive attitude

created by K. Enders & M. Rojas

About Us

William H. Seward Communication Arts Academy Elementary School

4600 S. Hermitage, Chicago, IL 60609

Tel: 773.535.4890
Branch: 773.535.4101
Fax: 773.535.4884

Nora A. Cadenas, Principal

Pebble C. Jackson
Patricia L. Zarate
Assistant Principals