Foreman Career Academy
Drawing of the main entrance to the school used in the diploma cover.
3235 N. Leclaire Avenue


United States
Coordinates41°56′23″N 87°45′14″W / 41.9397°N 87.7540°W / 41.9397; -87.7540
Motto"A brave man may fall, but cannot yield."
Established1928 (1928)
OversightChicago Public Schools
CEEB code140795
NCES School ID170993000799[1]
PrincipalAnthony Escamilla
Number of students706 (2019–2020)[2]
Color(s)  Blue
Athletics conferenceChicago Public League
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools
YearbookThe Foremanual

Foreman College and Career Academy formerly, Foreman High School), is a public 4–year high school located in the Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, United States.[3] Foreman is operated by the Chicago Public Schools district. Established in 1928, the school is named in the honor of a Chicago banker and civic leader, Edwin G. Foreman.


Student services

Foreman High School provides several programs for students with limited English proficiency, including:

Special education programs

Foreman provides Free Appropriate Public Education programs, including:


Foreman's varsity athletic teams are named the Hornets and competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). The boys' basketball team were regional champions two times (2009–2010 and 2016–2017). In 1999–2000, the boys' cross country were Class AA. The boys' soccer team were public league champions one time (1993–1994 and 1996–1997), regional champions three times (2002–2003, 2014–2015 and 2015–2016) and Class AA one time (2002–2003). The Foreman Hornets compete in a variety of fall, winter and spring interscholastic competitive sports administered by the Chicago Public High School League including;

Clubs and Activities

Foreman High School has a number of clubs and activities such as: Academic Decathlon, Aspira, Asian Club, Black Heritage Club, Chess Club, Computer Club, Drama Club, Humanitarian Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Health Advocates, Photography Club, Polish Club, Scholastic Achievers, Student Council, Student Development Team, and Yearbook.

Other Information

Exterior shots of the school is used in the Disney Channel family sitcom Raven's Home.[4][citation needed]

Notable people

The following are notable people associated with Foreman High School. If the person was a Foreman High School student, the number in parentheses indicates the year of graduation; if the person was a faculty or staff member, that person's title and years of association are included.


  1. ^ "Search for Public Schools - Foreman High School (170993000799)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved September 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Chicago Public Schools: Foreman
  3. ^ Foreman High School at
  4. ^ InChicago, Filming. "Finally Sat June 10: Disney is shooting B Roll (no cast!) for Raven's Home (That's So Raven sequel) @ Foreman High 3234 N LeClaire". Retrieved 2019-12-31.