McPherson is a magnet cluster neighborhood school with an International Baccalaureate Middle-Years Programme (IBMYP), serving Pre-K through 8th-grade students. We have cluster programs serving K-8, 4 low incident and two multi-sensory. In regards to specialized services, we have a continuum of services for children with diverse learning needs, formally special educational needs, from the before mentioned to inclusion. This continuum contains the cluster programs, resource/pull-out services to inclusion services in the general educational setting. We also have a blended Pre-K classroom for children with all needs. In addition to our great teachers and strong academic curriculum, we offer weekly art, music, design, physical education, and health classes. We also offer a world language program (Spanish) for 6th - 8th grades. We have excellent technology resources and facilities, including 3 computer labs, 1:1 iPad's for grades Kindergarten - 5th , 1:1 chromebooks for 6th - 8th grades, smartboards in every classroom, 2 dedicated science labs, a school library, dedicated parent room, sensory room, a 700 plus person auditorium, and a fitness center funded by the chicago bulls.