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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.


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


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

8th Grade Information
Please click here for the latest information about Graduation and the 8th Grade Class.

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HS Selection Form
Principal Recommendation


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.

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For the latest listings and sign up for our After-School clubs click the picture above.


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

B & N 2016

The 2016 Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is called  Summer Reading Triathlon.  Kids in Grades 1 - 6 Earn a Free Book when they READ 8 books over the summer! Here's How: Download and print a Summer Reading Triathlon Journal. (Fill…

READ! DISCOVER! CREATE! With Rahm’s Readers “Explore On The Go!”
READ! DISCOVER! CREATE! with Rahm’s Readers “Explore on the Go!”

READ! DISCOVER! CREATE! with Rahm's Readers "Explore on the Go!" Additionally, be part of the Million Book Give-Away! Every child that registers for the Summer Learning Challenge at your nearest Chicago Public Library Branch will receive a bag of FREE Books to…

OA Thorp Scholastic Tuition Based After School Care Program 2016/17
OA Thorp Scholastic Tuition Based After School Care Program 2016/17

We are pleased to announce our tuition based ThorpCare upcoming School Year 2016-17. 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…

Lights, Camera, Action!
Lights, Camera, Action!

Mr. Vikhter is working on providing a music class as well as a media/broadcasting class this summer! Classes would run between July 11th and August 25th. Music and Technology will be offered to incoming 3rd through 6th graders. The time…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment

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