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Vision and Mission

THE THORP COMMITMENT

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. Our administration, faculty, and staff value your trust and we are committed to providing your children with experiences and opportunities that will allow them to be “Today’s learners, and tomorrow’s leaders.”

VISION

O. A. Thorp Scholastic Academy envisions all students educated to their full potential. Literacy, mathematics, the sciences, and the arts are at the core of our instruction. Through our teaching students will acquire the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values necessary to take an active role in learning, thinking critically, and contributing to society as literate, productive, responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of O. A. Thorp Scholastic Academy promotes the acquisition of self-discipline, motivation, and educational excellence for all students through exemplary learning opportunities utilizing proven, research-based, best practices instructional strategies in language arts, mathematics, and science, with the integration of technology as a tool for learning across the curriculum.