CICS Campuses
Chicago International Charter School operates 14 campuses in Chicago. CICS students may enroll at any campus, regardless of the neighborhood in which they reside. For more information about enrollment, visit our Students and Families section.

Find a Campus Close to Home

Narrow Down Your Search

Campus Description Clubs & Athletics

ReGeneration Schools K-8

CICS Avalon prepares all students to succeed in college through academic excellence and the content of their character. This begins in Kindergarten. Our rigorous, engaging curriculum builds the skills students need to choose a future that will be fulfilling: a strong knowledge base; the ability to read, write, calculate, and problem-solve well; and the ability to think well. Academics come first at Avalon.

  • Tutoring

ReGeneration Schools K-8

CICS Basil prepares all students to succeed in college through academic excellence and the content of their character. This begins in Kindergarten. Our rigorous, engaging curriculum builds the skills students need to choose a future that will be fulfilling: a strong knowledge base; the ability to read, write, calculate, and problem-solve well; and the ability to think well. Academics come first at Basil.

  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Tutoring
  • Basketball
  • Tennis

CICS Micro-Lab 4-7

Boy’s Lab is designed to serve boys of color, empowering them to close the artificial achievement gap through positive relationships amongst their peers and teachers, and to create an academic environment that promotes a safe, joyful and engaging learning community.

  • Taekwondo Club
  • Young Engineers Club

Civitas Education Partners K-8

We exist to create a pathway to college for all kids. The Wrightwood community is empowered to be free thinkers who take ownership of their learning to become leaders locally and globally. Our mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience that promotes love of self and others, risk-taking, collaboration, student ownership, and social emotional learning while utilizing data to drive decisions.

  • Dance
  • Girl Scouts
  • Girls on the Run
  • Homework Club
  • Polished Pebbles
  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • Theater
  • Tutoring
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading

Disctinctive Schools K-8

CICS West Belden is a premier urban charter school in Chicago's Belmont-Cragin neighborhood. Lauded for consistently superior student growth, CICS West Belden boasts a dedicated staff that fosters close relationships with parents to ensure student achievement. We balance personalized learning strategies including flexible learning environments, learner profiles, personalized learning plans, competency based progression, and technology-enhanced instruction with strong curricular approaches to encourage students' success and growth.

  • Art
  • Band
  • Cooking
  • Drama

ReGeneration Schools K-8

CICS Washington Park prepares all students to succeed in college through academic excellence and the content of their character. Th is begins in Kindergarten. Our rigorous, engaging curriculum builds the skills students need to choose a future that will be fulfilling: a strong knowledge base; the ability to read, write, calculate, and problem-solve well; and the ability to think well. Academics come first at Washington Park.

  • Tutoring

Civitas Education Partners 9-12

CICS Ralph Ellison is a college preparatory high school making a difference in the lives of students on the south side of Chicago. We support the development of our young people in a safe, caring, and challenging environment. We set and maintain high expectations for our students, parents, and faculty and we challenge our entire school community to live by the motto Be Visible. Over the four-year college preparatory experience, students develop the intellectual skills, the cultural competence, the belief in self, and the engagement in community necessary for success in school, college, the workplace, and life with a focus on social justice.

  • African-American Culture Club
  • Broadcasting
  • Coding
  • Crochet & Knitting
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Double Dutch
  • Fashion
  • Gay & Straight Alliance
  • Mentoring
  • National Honor Society
  • Polished Pebbles
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Drill Team
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Disctinctive Schools K-8

The mission of CICS Prairie, in partnership with families and communities, is to develop our 21st century learners by providing authentic STEM education experiences through effective implementation of innovative and interactive learning programs. CICS Prairie inspires students and cultivates a passion for contributing to the greater good of the global community.

  • Crochet & Knitting
  • Double Dutch
  • Hairstyling
  • Hip Hop Club
  • Homework Club
  • Lego Club
  • Math Olympiad
  • Reading Club
  • Football
  • Karate
  • Soccer

Civitas Education Partners 9-12

CICS Northtown Academy is a college preparatory high school that provides students the opportunity to explore and grow in a safe, caring, and challenging environment We are one of Chicago's top ten non-selective enrollment high schools and are ranked as the #4 charter school in Chicago according to Chicago Magazine. CICS Northtown students have access to honors and AP classes, ACT prep, and strong college counseling programs.

  • Art
  • Asian Student Alliance
  • Book Club
  • Latin Dance
  • Literary Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Slam Poetry
  • Social Justice
  • Student Council
  • Student Leaders
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Empowered Community Schools K-2

The mission of CICS Loomis Primary Academy is to inspire children to learn by providing engaging and rigorous experiences that foster independence in a safe and nurturing environment. We collaborate with families and the community to pave the road for our children to become cooperative learners, critical thinkers, and strong leaders who will positively affect the world around them.

  • Art
  • Choir
  • Cooking
  • Dance
  • Makerspace Enrichment
  • Sports
  • Track and Field

Empowered Community Schools 3-12

CICS Longwood will provide students with the necessary tools and skills needed to develop superior levels of achievement. We strive for academic, social and physical excellence by providing a quality and challenging curriculum. We promote positive moral and social values, foster an atmosphere of self-discipline in a safe learning environment, and maximize individual productivity to meet the needs of a changing global society.

  • Choir
  • Debate
  • Mentoring
  • National Honor Society
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Volleyball

ChicagoRise K-6

CICS Lloyd Bond will provide students with the necessary tools and skills needed to develop superior levels of achievement. We strive for academic, social and physical excellence by providing a quality and challenging curriculum. We promote positive moral and social values, foster an atmosphere of self-discipline in a safe learning environment, and maximize individual productivity to meet the needs of a changing global society.

  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Basketball
  • Step Team

Disctinctive Schools K-8

CICS Irving Park strives to personalize learning for each individual student by blending high quality instruction, best teaching practices and proven ed-tech tools. A strong school culture and partnerships with families and the community help to ensure that every student's individual academic and social needs are met.

  • Chess
  • Coding
  • Cooking
  • Design Build Test
  • Hip Hop Yoga
  • Language Lab
  • Math
  • Martial Arts
  • Plant Explorers
  • Reader's Theater

Civitas Education Partners 9-12

The mission of CICS ChicagoQuest is to engage, challenge, and prepare all of our students to impact their communities and the world as problem-solvers, designers, critical-thinkers, and innovators. Our students focus on STEM courses integrating design and collaboration and have access to dual-enrollment programs with Harold Washington college, AP classes, and ACT preparation.

  • Art
  • Cooking
  • French
  • National Honor Society
  • Poetry
  • Robotics
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Drumline
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Disctinctive Schools K-8

At CICS Bucktown, we work to inspire and support each child's physical, social, emotional, and academic learning for success at school and beyond using blended learning with technology integrated into classrooms.

  • Art
  • Board Games
  • Engineering
  • Running
  • Science
  • Student Council
  • Yoga
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey

Chicago International Charter School

11 E. Adams
Suite 600
Chicago, IL, 60603
  • P: (312) 651-5000
  • F: (312) 651-5001
  • E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Copyright ©2018 Chicago International Charter School. All rights reserved.