Local School Council (LSC)

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Chicago Public Schools have Local School Councils (LSC) which are responsible for three main duties:

  1. Approving how school funds and resources are allocated
  2. Developing and monitoring the annual School Improvement Plan
  3. Evaluating and selecting the school's Principal

Local School Councils consist of the following members:

  • School's principal
  • 6 parents
  • 2 community members
  • 2 teachers
  • 1 non-teacher staff
  • 3 Student representative

***We are currently accepting applications for a Community Representative***

We have one vacancy for this current term. Applications can be brought in person at the next scheduled LSC meeting, or emailed to Principal Puentes at [email protected].


Applications can be downloaded from the CPS webpage. Please be sure to submit all required documentation with your application.   



JHCP's Local School Council 2023-2024

Vanessa Puentes Principal
Chris Gunnell Parent Representative
Elizabeth Martinez Parent Representative
Maria G. Moreno Parent Representative/FOIA Officer
Miriam Rosales Parent Representative
Ernesto Saldivar Jr Parent Representative/Vice Chairperson
Hector Villalobos Parent Representative/Chairperson
Judith Quintanilla Community Representative
Vacant Community Representative
Abla Ayesh Teacher Representative/Secretary
Froylan Jimenez Teacher Representative
Alex Roman Martinez Non-Teacher Staff Representative
Valeria Munoz Student Representative
Noe Reyes Student Representative
Pedro Reynoso Student Representative
Annual Meetings:
The Hancock High School LSC will meet on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Below are the approved dates from the organizational meeting:
August 3, 2023, September 7, 2023, October 5, 2023, November 2, 2023, December 7, 2023
January 11, 2024, February 1, 2024, March 7, 2024, April 4, 2024,  May 1, 2024, June 6, 2024
  • Please note: January 4, 2024 is winter break so meeting will be first Thursday after we resume
To contact the Hancock LSC, please email: [email protected].
*Please note that the LSC email is reviewed monthly prior to LSC meetings, which are held the first Thursday of every month. Please be sure to email us with advance notice. Thank you!
Access agendas and minutes from our LSC Meetings below:
How can I learn more about Local School Councils at Chicago Public Schools?
Chicago Public Schools also a Local School Council Advisory Board, where parents can learn more about district level opportunities as well as bring back information from the larger community. Below are flyers and agendas about upcoming events hosted by the LSCAB.