Attendance Notes

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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

City Champs!
City Champs!

The Thorp 7th and 8th Grade Boys' Football Team are the 2016 City Champs. Coach Ryder helped guide our boys to an undefeated season! Congrats to our Eagles!   We also want to congratulate our Girls Volleyball Teams and their…

Thorp Student Council Elections
Thorp Student Council Elections

We would like to thank all of the participants in our Student Council Election. The results are below: Treasurer: Natalia Espinoza Vice-President: Mary Grace Guidi President: Sara Decker

Class Of 2016 Reunion
Class of 2016 Reunion

Hi Thorp Graduates. Many of you are asking about the Thorp Class of 2016 Reunion. We will welcome students starting at 2:00 and escort you into the auditorium. Please do not arrive earlier unless if you have made arrangements with…

Saturday School For 7th & 8th
Saturday School for 7th & 8th

Classes begin Saturday, November 19th from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Classes will concentrate on NWEA Map practice for our 7th grade students and preparing for the High School Selective Enrollment Test for our 8th grade students. Transportation will not…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment