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Thorp Scholastic Academy exists because you believe in us. Our parents and students trust that the learning experiences at Thorp will be more innovative, engaging, and relevant in preparing students for a successful future than at other Chicago schools.


The Thorp After-Care Program is still available for the 2016-17 school year. Click here to learn more and reserve your spot.


Congratulations to those families who will be joining us for the 2016-17 School Year!

Summer Academic Programs

Thorp Summer Institute
If you are signing up your child for the Thorp Summer Institute please click the form below. The Thorp Summer Institute allows students to grow and learn over the summer in Reading and Math. Dates: July 5 to August 5. Days: Monday-Thursday 8:30AM to 11:30AM. Transportation and lunch will not be provided.

Enroll Here

Your child must be in grades 1-7 to enroll. If your child will be a new student to Thorp they are encouraged to attend.


Please click here for the RC Day Checklist. Report Card Pickup day will be on Wednesday-April 13th, 2016. There will be no school for students. Meeting times with teachers will be from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and also from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Also, please remember to stop in the auditorium and vote at the Local School Council Elections. Polls are open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Election results will be posted on the LSC Board near the main office.


Each week Mr. Toledo shares with the Thorp family the latest news and events. Please read and subscribe to our Friday Letter by clicking the picture above. All Friday Letters are linked here.

CPS News & Email

Friends of Thorp is an independent, non-profit fundraising organization whose sole mission is to raise money to support O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy, its students and staff.  Membership consists of all Thorp families and friends committed to supporting the fundraising efforts needed to sustain vital programs at Thorp. There are no membership fees – everyone is a Friend of Thorp! Please click here to visit the FoT Page.


The O.A. Thorp PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is guided by an approved set of bylaws. We are a community-wide volunteer organization dedicated to the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, and community. Click here to access the Thorp PTA site.


Our goal is to expose as many Thorp students as possible to the wonderful array of Chicago theatre. Through group ticketing and by making contacts with Chicago theatre organizations, we can arrange reasonably priced theatre experiences. Click here to visit the TLT page!

Thorp News

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Welcome Back 2016/2017
Welcome Back 2016/2017

Grading Policy For Late Work Homework/classwork/Projects will only be accepted the next day with a 15% penalty. Late work beyond this point will not be accepted. Exceptions will only be made in emergency circumstances At times students may choose to…

Thorp TV
Thorp TV

Here is the latest installment of Eagle News: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL18MO7XYVwK1ETbFmUpVoV5AeaxZbpOms

School Supplies 2016-17
School Supplies 2016-17

Parents, we have listened to your requests.  Next year's supplies are available through the school website. No more need to drive all over town and fight for that last notebook! The order window will be from June 20-July 1st. This…

Fourth Grade Library Research And Slide Show Presentations
Fourth Grade Library Research and Slide Show Presentations

During Library our fourth graders learned how to use Britannica School  and various websites to research animals that they chose and create Google Slide Shows to present to the class. They all did a fantastic job! Enjoy some of them at…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment

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