Hegewisch Schools Introduction
Schools have been a major part of the development in the community of
Hegewisch. Hegewisch has both public and private schools that were
built to serve the children's needs. The private schools that have
served this community are St. Florian and St. Columba. Henry Clay
school is the oldest public schools that served this community. Grissom
Elementary School, a Chicago Public School, was built to serve the needs
of the Avalon Trails neighborhood, a post WWII housing development.
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Chicago's Hegewisch Community.