The Chicago Academy For The Arts

1010 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642-0606
Tel: (312)421-0202
Grades: 9-12 | 143 students
The Chicago Academy for the Arts' mission is to prepare young artists for life through rigorous academic education and professional arts training.
The Chicago Academy for the Arts provides a unique and wonderful environment to train and educate our gifted youth.
The Chicago Academy for the Arts is a place where learning is palpable.
The Chicago Academy for the Arts takes pride in offering an academic program that produces students who are analytical, self-motivated, and independent-minded learners.
Course offerings extend beyond their required areas of study to a variety of electives and advance placement classes designed to ensure success in any one of the institutions of higher learning that our graduates go on to each year.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 143 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Chicago Academy For The Arts Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • The Chicago Academy for the Arts' mission is to prepare young artists for life through rigorous academic education and professional arts training. The Chicago Academy for the Arts provides a unique and wonderful environment to train and educate our gifted youth. The Chicago Academy for the Arts is a place where learning is palpable. The Chicago Academy for the Arts takes pride in offering an academic program that produces students who are analytical, self-motivated, and independent-minded learners. Course offerings extend beyond their required areas of study to a variety of electives and advance placement classes designed to ensure success in any one of the institutions of higher learning that our graduates go on to each year.

Profile last updated: 01/19/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Early College High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bennett Day School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bennett Day School (0.8 miles away)
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    Chicago, IL 60642
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    Chicago, IL 60642
    (773)278-4212
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    Chicago, IL 60642
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