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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is a large public school district consisting of primary and secondary schools within the city limits of Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Schools

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High schools

Roberto Clemente Community Academy
Kelvyn Park High School
Lincoln Park High School
Wendell Phillips Academy High School
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School

There are several types of high schools in the district, including neighborhood, career academy, charter, contract, magnet, military academy, selective enrollment, small and special education.[1]

Alternative Learning Options (ALOP)

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Charter

Citywide-Option

Contract

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Magnet

Military academies

Chicago Military Academy, Bronzeville

Neighborhood

Selective enrollment

Small

Special education

Elementary/middle schools

Zoned Middle Schools

Zoned 3-8

Zoned K-8

Zoned K-8 A
Zoned K-8 B
Zoned K-8 C
Zoned K-8 D
Zoned K-8 E
Zoned K-8 G
Zoned K-8 H
Zoned K-8 J
Zoned K-8 L
Lenart Regional Gifted Center
Zoned K-8 M
Zoned K-8 N
Zoned K-8 O
Zoned K-8 P
Zoned K-8 R
Zoned K-8 S

Zoned K-7

Zoned K-6

Zoned K-5

Zoned K-4

Zoned K-3

Zoned K-2

Elementary/middle schools by type

Chicago Public Schools offers a wide variety of choices for elementary school students, including neighborhood, academic centers, charter, classical, contract, international gifted program, magnet, regional gifted center, small and special education.[5]

Academic centers

Academic centers are housed in high schools and provide a college preparatory program for academically gifted and talented seventh and eighth grade students. There are seven academic centers:[6]

Charter Schools

Classical schools

The instructional program in classical schools is accelerated and highly structured for strong academic achievement in literature, mathematics, language arts, world language, and the humanities. There are seven classical schools:[7]

International gifted program

Magnet schools


Regional gifted centers

There are eleven regional gifted centers:[8]

Special schools

Defunct schools

Former high schools

DuSable High School

Former middle schools

Former elementary schools

The former Crispus Attucks Elementary School, Bronzeville, Chicago
The former Crispus Attucks Elementary School, Bronzeville, Chicago
The former Florence B. Price Elementary School, North Kenwood, Chicago
The former Florence B. Price Elementary School, North Kenwood, Chicago

See also

References

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  6. ^ "Academic Centers". Chicago Public Schools. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Classical Schools". Chicago Public Schools. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Regional Gifted Centers". Chicago Public Schools. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
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