Alain Locke Charter School models “Absolute Excellence” and uses a learner-centered approach with a focus on producing students who are globally competitive and prepared for a successful college experience.
Baker Demonstration School: Not just academics, but a “whole child” focus on the social, emotional, physical, and cultural development that gives a child the skills, stamina, and ethical framework for success in life.
Blaine Elementary: The mission of Blaine Elementary is to be humble and resilient in the face of challenges, to be dedicated to academics. to strive to grow socially and emotionally, and to be inclusive and kind to all members of the community.
Catalyst Charter Schools are college-preparatory schools that partner with urban communities to offer K–8 students welcoming educational settings that nurture academic, social, and emotional growth. Educational Endeavors partners with the Circle Rock campus.
Community Education Network (CEN) is dedicated to empowering and working with residents of low-income, educationally disadvantaged communities to transform their neighborhoods into economically viable, socially stable and academically rich communities. CEN has four primary focus areas: Early Childhood Education & Development, Elementary Education, College and Career Readiness & After-School and Summer Programming.
Chicago Jewish Day School creates a standard of excellence in both Jewish and General Studies. Our students develop a passion for learning and a strong sense of themselves as Jews and as human beings.
Chicago Lights seeks to break the cycle of poverty through academic and emotional support for over 400 students from low-income families (grades 1-12) by helping the students improve their academic performance, stay in school through high school graduation, prepare for higher education and meaningful careers, and expand leadership and social skills.
Chicago International Charter School‘s vibrant network of diverse Chicago charter schools enables students to thrive every day, puts them on a path to success in college and life, and empowers entrepreneurial educators to pursue excellence through innovation. Educational Endeavors partners with both the Irving Park and Wrightwood campuses.
Cubs Charities harnesses the passion of Cubs fans to improve the lives of children and families across Chicago and beyond. Our goal is to provide increased access to sports opportunities and target improvements in health, fitness and education for those at risk. We partner with the most effective programs and organizations to achieve positive impact and demonstrated results.
The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Foundation provides four-year high school scholarships and educational support services to economically disadvantaged Chicago eighth grade students who demonstrate academic potential to ensure they are properly prepared for college.
DePaul College Prep: Curriculum is designed to prepare students for college level studies in a challenging, yet individualized environment. Students select coursework from the traditional college prep, honors and advanced placement programs.
Friends of Jones is Jones College Prep’s parent-run, non-profit organization that supports Jones College Prep and its mission to remain one of the premier high schools in Chicago. We are volunteers, donors and advocates who help expand and enrich the many outstanding educational opportunities at JCP.
GCE Lab School cultivates global citizens ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Through blended, project-based learning, GCE fosters a diverse community of learners who use the city as a classroom to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to courageously take action locally and globally.
George B. Swift Specialty School collaborates with students and parents by continuously reflecting on progress, focusing on learning needs and data, while monitoring and adjusting instruction for individual success.
Horizons for Youth is committed to helping children recognize and achieve their full potential. In partnership with dedicated families, they provide academic support, one-on-one mentoring, and enrichment programs.
International Women Associates: IWA has been able to establish a program of philanthropy that both supports the organization’s mission of putting global understanding into practice and builds upon our community service programs to serve children in the Chicago Public School System.
LaSalle II Magnet provides a rigorous and challenging elementary school education to students in grades pre-k through 8. Acquisition of a second language will be a special component of the school’s educational program. Students will also learn the history and culture of the nations where the language is spoken.
LEAP Learning Systems: A not-for-profit organization dedicated to results driven language and literacy development. Leap Learning Systems’ programs are proven to accelerate self-confidence and fulfillment in children, parents and educators.
LEARN Charter School Network is a high performing network of college preparatory, tuition-free public elementary and middle schools that serve Chicago, Waukegan, and North Chicago children. LEARN’s mission is to provide children with the academic foundation and ambition to earn a college degree. Educational Endeavors partners with the Hunter-Perkins campus.
LINK Unlimited: A non-profit organization that provides educational and college preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African American high school youth. LINK integrates mentoring relationships, college readiness and leadership development to foster academic success, personal development and interracial understanding and harmony.
Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, a city-wide magnet school for Math, Science, and Technology, maximizes the options, opportunities, and outcomes for all students and families through excellent academics, strong social-emotional supports, and engaging extracurricular experiences.
The Menomonee Club has been improving urban life for children on Chicago’s north side for over fifty years. The Club’s experienced and caring staff guides a superb mix of supervised team sports, and recreational and social programs for kids in Junior Kindergarten (JK) through 6th grade, as well as selected programs for teenagers.
METROsquash utilizes squash, education, cultural experience and community service to empower Chicago Public School students(grades 5-9) to realize their full academic, athletic and personal potential.
National Teachers Academy seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. NTA is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to create productive citizens prepared for a global society.
OWLS Lacrosse is a sports-based youth development organization that creates opportunities for underserved youth in Chicago. With lacrosse as its foundation, OWLS provides impactful mentorship and access to scholarships, improving the academic and social outcomes of the youth it serves.
PEAK‘s mission is to provide opportunities for underserved youth to achieve academic and personal success by combining a four-year quality, values-based high school education with the guidance and commitment of caring, adult mentors.
Roberto Clemente Community Academy’s mission is to facilitate academic and personal growth, to inspire internal motivation and to develop problem-solving skills in all students. Through rigorous, innovative and differentiated curriculum, students will be empowered to be inquirers and lifelong learners who are college and career ready.
The Skinner North Diverse Needs Committee aims to support an inclusive community for all students with focused efforts toward those with an IEP or 504 plans. We invite and encourage all community members to learn more about Skinner North’s special education programming.
St. Malachy School: The faith community of St. Malachy Catholic School creates a collaboration of love between family and school in which each person is challenged academically, respected socially and enriched spiritually.
S.U.I.T.S. is a structured, academic-based summer program aimed to address the opportunity gaps for rising 9th-grade students in St. Louis by introducing them to the concepts and skills required for success in high school, college, and beyond.
Sunshine Gospel Ministries seeks the renewal of the city through ministries of discipleship, mercy, and justice. They seek to engage and empower youth, families and guests of the community to thrive and lead fruitful, healthy lives through faith, connectedness and opportunity.
Towers of Excellence provides youth with the necessary tools to navigate and succeed in their daily lives. The organization works with youth to inspire and empower them to live up to their fullest potential.
Tutoring Chicago: For 55 years Tutoring Chicago has dedicated its mission to delivering the power of education to children facing economic barriers through one-to-one tutoring and high-quality programming that is not only academic, but developmental and reflective.
Urban Alliance is a national youth development nonprofit that provides economically-disadvantaged young people with access to the exposure, opportunity, support, and training needed to prepare them for lifelong economic self-sufficiency.
Digital Hub combines the highest-quality printed materials with unique eco-safe printing methods. This combination enables them to meet their clients’ needs while maintaining the integrity of our planet’s environment.