Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary School is a neighborhood school located in the Chicago community known as Peterson Woods in the 40th Ward. Peterson Woods is a residential community near Northside College Prep, North Park University, River Park, and Legion Park. While Peterson Woods used to be a Swedish community, it is now a highly diverse community receiving a large influx of immigrants from all over the world.
Jamieson’s demographics reflect those of our community. Jamieson has an extremely diverse student population of nearly 900 students from kindergarten to eighth grade, speaking over 23 languages!