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Volta is a neighborhood school that offers a comprehensive general education curriculum with a full spectrum of Special Education and Bilingual Education services. Volta E.S. services Pre-K through 8th grade. The diverse cultural make-up of Volta's student body and staff make it an exciting place to both learn and teach. Volta partners with local organizations such as the Albany Park Community Center, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, Gear Up, New Trier High School, and Northeastern Illinois University.

Volta E. S. has a Spanish/English Dual Language Program in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Contact our BL/EL Coordinator, Mrs. Guadalupe Sandoval (gsandoval@cps.edu) or principal, Mr. Ted Johnson (rtjohnson1@cps.edu) if you would like your child in this wonderful program.

Mission: Alessandro Volta Elementary School builds upon the talents and cultural capital of all students by providing rigorous instruction that prepares them for college, careers and the global workforce.  Within a safe and supportive community, we use language and culture to build internal capacity, tolerance and a global appreciation for the contributions of others. It is our mission to ensure that all students are equipped to succeed in, and contribute to, the world they will inherit.

Vision: Alessandro Volta welcomes the children of the world and prepares them for a life time of success and service.

Motto: "Where the World Learns Together"