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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.

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

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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!

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This Week’s Plans
This Week’s Plans

Monday: NoRedInk – Adverbs and Adjectives 1 (Mon @ midnight) Tuesday: Achieve 3000 – Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Tues @ midnight), quiz review guide (Fri) Wednesday: grammar worksheet (Thurs) Thursday: quiz review guide (Fri), study for quiz (Fri) Friday: grammar worksheet (Mon)

Autism Awareness – 2016
Autism Awareness – 2016

Thank you to everyone who came on out and designed, created and supported our Human Autism Awareness Ribbon! Have a wonderful Spring Break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1wMWjcENAE

This Week’s Homework
This Week’s Homework

Monday: NoRedInk – Identify Adverbs (Mon @ midnight) Tuesday: Achieve 3000 – What Would You Do? (Tues @ midnight) Wednesday: grammar worksheet (Thurs) Thursday: vocab worksheet (Fri) Friday: grammar worksheet (Mon)

Recognizing Our Heroes
Recognizing our Heroes

The teachers and staff of O.A. Thorp Academy along with alderman Nick Sposato wish to recognize the heroes who give of themselves to serve others in the Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department, and Chicago Public Schools! We work and serve together! Thank…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment

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