Walt Disney Magnet School
4140 North Marine
Chicago, IL 60613
Principal: Dr. Kathleen Hagstrom
Assistant Principal: Gisela Velez Ennesser
Assistant Principal: Gary Norcross
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Walt Disney Magnet School is an eleven-acre site located on Chicago’s lakefront. Much of the student body is bused from the many neighborhoods in the city. Thus, it reflects the racial, ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the city. It opened in the 1970’s and was the first magnet school in the City of Chicago. Walt Disney Magnet School is an open spaced environment with a team teaching format. There are approximately 1600 students in Preschool through 8th grades. Disney is part of the Fine Arts Magnet School Cluster and delivers arts and technology integrated instruction.