The Keller community celebrates uniqueness and demonstrates respect for all teachers, students, and parents. We believe in the possibilities of new ideas and work cooperatively to bring them to fruition We provide high quality, rigorous instruction for first through eighth grade gifted and talented children from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds. We endeavor to work together to create a cooperative, nurturing and respectful learning environment that honors diversity and encourages student responsibility in their quest to reach their highest potential.
The mission of Annie Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School is to ensure that all students
are provided a differentiated, accelerated, and gifted curriculum, which emphasizes
Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Science with the integration of technology
and leadership development as part of our goal for students to become globally
competitive. The vision is for administrators, teachers, staff, community, parents,
and all students to work together to create a cooperative, nurturing, and respectful
learning environment that honors diversity and encourages student responsibility
to produce world class citizens.
At Keller, we envision that all students will be provided with continuous, high quality instructional excellence. Our goal is to successfully educate all students by recognizing and addressing the unique needs of our gifted and academically talented students.
On behalf of children,
Mrs. Chalese A. Conley-Dunbar, Principal
Mrs. Katrina N. Copeland, Assistant Principal
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings
~ William Hodding Carter, Jr.
• School Digger rank #1 of 2,078 Illinois elementary schools based upon 2016 PARCC - https://www.schooldigger.com/go/IL/schoolrank.aspx
All calendar dates are tentative and subject to change.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School
Phone: (773) 535-2636