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 to view the latest Eagle News broadcast. You can also view our Thorp TV page on YouTube, the only elementary school news network in Chicago, created by kids and for kids!


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 To The 2016-17 School Year!
Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year!

Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year! Welcome to O.A. Thorp for the 2016-17 school year.  This year is going to be GREAT! Your teachers, Mrs. Arredondo, Dr. Chambers and I (Mr. Toledo - for our new students) cannot wait to…

Welcome To Room 101
Welcome to Room 101

Hello and welcome to room 101! My name is Mrs. Sanabria and this will be my 5th year teaching Kindergarten.  I hope all of you are as excited about the start of the school year as I am! I'm really looking…

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…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment

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