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*****Attention Everyone! Please read the Principal's Message from Mr. Butler! Click on About Us tab and then Principal's Corner*****  We did it Rams!  We are rated as a top school in the city of Chicago!  Congrats and thank you! *****Our next LSC meeting will be held on February 17th  at 6:00PM*****

Welcome to our School!

Our mission is to provide an educational experience that prepares all students to be critical thinkers and college and career ready by focusing our efforts on increasing achievement in literacy through a rigorous balance of focused instruction driven by the common core standards, the arts, and health and nutrition education.
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Who is Irma C. Ruiz?

School Highlights

Read About Some of Our Very Own Teachers!
Coming Home: Ruiz Alumni Return as Teachers
Click Here For a Picture of Our Parents Helping in Our Garden!
The Ruiz School Wellness Team and the Healthy Schools Campaign Celebrates Healthy Food Choices and Cultural Recipes at Ruiz School
Celebrating Healthy Food Choices and Cultural Recipes at Ruiz School the preparation of delicious healthy dishes in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
This is how Learning Gardens grow!
This article appeared on the front page of FOOD Section in Award-Winning Newspaper: The Washington Post
See what some of our amazing students are doing!
Six CPS Schools Receive Learning Gardens to Encourage Healthy Food Education!
Irma C.Ruiz Elementary is one of the featured schools!
Chicago Public Schools Honored at White House Reception For Participation in First Lady’s Wellness Campaign
Irma C. Ruiz Elementary was one of fourteen Chicago Public Schools (CPS) schools honored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the White House today for their commitment to health and wellness amongst their students. They joined schools from across the nation for their participation in the HealthierUS Schools Challenge, one component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign that aims to raise awareness around issues such as physical activity and nutrition.
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News and Announcements

Ruiz Shout Out in the News!
Watch Univision on 2/26 at 5pm or 10pm!
Mr. Butler is featured in a news article!
Click on the link to read about a day in his life!
2nd Annual Laps for Learning/Walk-A-Thon A Huge Success!
Here are a few pictures of Mr. Butler's hair being sprayed purple and gold!
We are recognized as one of the best schools in Chicago!
The Process to Volunteer Has Changed!
We love volunteers! Chicago Public Schools has a new application that must be completed online. Please let us know if you need assistance.
Morning Drop Off
We need your assistance!
Click here for the 2015-2016 CPS Calendar!
Would you like to register/enroll at Ruiz School? Be a Ruiz Ram!
We are accepting students at every grade. Register now from 8:00am-2:00pm. in our Main Office. Click on the link below for information on requirements to register your child.
Budget Letter from Chicago Public Schools Interim CEO
PreSchool Application Process & Enrollment Information Here
Free Digital Library Books & Reference Materials for All CPS Students
Are you a Parent Portal User? Do you want to check your grades or your child's grades?
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In Memory of...

Featured Photo Album

  • Family Reading Night


Report Cards Sent Home
Date: Tomorrow
President's Day Observed-No school for students
Date: Feb 15
LSC Meeting
Date: Feb 17
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Progress Reports Sent Home
Date: Mar 11
LSC Meeting
Date: Mar 16
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alumni News

Read About Some of Our Very Own Teachers!
Coming Home: Ruiz Alumni Return as Teachers
Judy Idrovo shares her thoughts from the University of Michigan...
Who: Judy Idrovo
What: Irma C. Ruiz Alumnus, Class of 2006
Where: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Undergraduate
Student & Resident Advisor (University of Michigan Housing)
Women's Studies & Pre-Medicine Major
Ruiz Alumni Studies Abroad in Egypt!
Nancy Garcia, Class of 2010 and Daniel Murphy Scholarship Recipient studied abroad in Egypt this summer! Nancy is seen here visiting the pyramids...
Ruiz Alumni are ACHIEVING! Share your news with us!
Who: Hazel Ruiz
When: Ruiz Class of 2001
What: I currently work for Covance Pharmaceuticals, a global CRU.
I work in the Mammalian Toxicology QA (Quality Assurance)
Where: I live in Madison, WI.
How: Bucknell University Graduate - Bachelor of Science in Biology (2009).
And: Have visited Ireland, France and the United Kingdom
Newspaper article regarding the DC Public School by Elisa Manrique Class of 2006
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