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.

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.


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

The Thorp After-Care Program is still available for the 2016-17 school year. 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

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Out Of School Time Programs At Thorp School
Out of School Time Programs at Thorp School

We are pleased to provide the OST ( Out of School Time) for our Students. These programs will begin January 17th from 2:30 until 3:45 p.m. Please select the appropriate grade level program to enroll your student, notifications will be…

Computer Lab Renovation
Computer Lab Renovation

Thanks to the generous donations of our parents and community members through Friends of Thorp we will be renovating our computer lab. We are excited to have our students help pick the color of our lab. If you are a…

December 16-Winter Parent Project Day
December 16-Winter Parent Project Day

Thank you to all the parent volunteers who assisted with our Winter Parent Project Day! Students made a reindeer ornament out of popsicle sticks. Students had fun with macaroni noodles and created a wreath. Another craft was coloring and decorating…

December 19-Math Mania
December 19-Math Mania

Check out these pictures that show the different math skills students have been practicing so far this second quarter! They are solving for the missing part in the number bond by using subtraction or addition.  They are showing their thinking…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment