The Chicago Academy
The Chicago Academy

The Chicago Academy

Vision: At The Chicago Academy, we are dedicated to preparing students to succeed in high school, college, and beyond, as we all strive to make a positive and dynamic impact on our world.

Mission: At TCA, staff, parents, and students: Think critically and globally; Care about community and respect diversity, and Achieve in a rigorous, supportive environment


The Chicago Academy

From The Principal: John (Jay) Laughlin

At TCA, we are committed to providing all students with an education that empowers them with access to opportunity. Our teachers work collaboratively to implement instruction that is rigorous, relevant, and critical in preparing our students for success in high school, college, and beyond. Our parents are our most powerful partners in this work, and we will work with you to ensure all our students receive the education they need to make a positive and dynamic impact on our world.

Key Results

Led AUSL Network in percent at or above grade level in reading for 2014.

Best attendance rate in the AUSL Network at 96.2% in 2014.

Won the AUSL baseball championship in 2013 and 2014.

Selected as 1 of 25 CPS elementary schools to pilot the Computer Science for All program.

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