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

WYCC Thorp
Thorp TV Visit WYCC
Thorp TV Visit WYCC

Earlier this month Mr. Vikhter and the students from Thorp TV visited the WYCC studios. They were able to interact with various staff members of their production team. We appreciate the hard work of Mr. Vikhter and his students. We also…

Standardized Assessments Resources
Standardized Assessments Resources

On 3/9/2017 we met with parents to discuss the standardized tests taken at Thorp. Please take a look at our presentation to get an overview of all f the standardized tests we take at Thorp. This is our PARCC schedule_2017.…

5th / 6th Grade Parent Meeting Presentation
5th / 6th Grade Parent Meeting Presentation

Parents on 3/2/2017 our 5th and 6th Grade Team presented the results of their parent/student surveys. We also discussed the reasons why we decided to implement heterogeneous grouping. 5th & 6th Grade Parent Information Session  

Autism Awareness Tshirt Order
Autism Awareness Tshirt Order

*** PLEASE NOTE:   WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR SALE DATES UP TO APRIL 6TH, AND RESCHEDULED THE DAY TO COME OUT AND SUPPORT AUTISM AWARENESS** Join us now on April 21st, 2017 in support of Autism Awareness! Purchase a T-shirt…

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment