Attendance Notes

Please click this link to send an attendance note to the office.

Bus Notes

Please click this link if your child will not be riding the bus today. (Please make all change requests before noon to ensure that your child receives the message.)

Student Notes

Please click this link to relay a message to your child during the school day. (i.e. early dismissal, change in pick-up procedure, etc.)


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.


Please click the image above to access the enrollment information for our new members of the Thorp Family!


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

Click here to view the latest Eagle News broadcast, the only elementary school news network in Chicago, created by kids and for kids! You can also follow the link to view more info related to Thorp TV. If you do not see the Youtube Video above click here.


Thorp Care Tuition Based Afterschool Program . Click here to learn more and reserve your spot.


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

School Supplies 2017-18
School Supplies 2017-18

Parents, many of you are calling the office about school supply lists.  Some of you ordered through EPI (Educational Products Inc. and your supplies will be waiting for your child when then walk in the door on the first day of…

Sign Up For Friday Letter
Sign Up For Friday Letter

We send out parent emails every Friday - If you are not receiving these emails you are missing out on very important information. Sign up here! Thank you.

OST (Out Of School Time) After School Programs
OST (Out of School Time) After School Programs

We are pleased to provide the OST ( Out of School Time) After School Program for our Students. These programs will begin April 20th through May 25th from 2:30 until 3:45 p.m. Please select the appropriate grade level program to…

OA Thorp Scholastic Tuition Based After School Care Program
OA Thorp Scholastic Tuition Based After School Care Program

We are pleased to announce our tuition based Thorp Care. Our school directed after school program will provide a safe and fun environment for students to participate in academic, fine arts and recreational activities outside of the traditional school day.…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment