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Attendance Notes

Please click this link to send an attendance note to the office.

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.)

Get Involved

Friends of Thorp

Friends of Thorp is an independent, non-profit fundraising organization whose sole mission is to raise funds to support O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy. There are no membership fees – everyone is a Friend of Thorp! Learn about all of the FoT events and activities here.

Thorp PTA

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.

Local School Council

The OA Thorp Academy LSC represents the voices of our parents, teachers, staff and community members in setting the course for the success of our school overall. Learn more about our LSC by clicking here.

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Thorp TV

Thorp LSC Channel

Please click the image above to access the enrollment information for our new members of the Thorp Family!

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.

Thorp Care Tuition Based Afterschool Program . Click here to learn more and reserve your spot.

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.

Thorp Busing

Thorp Busing information forms, phone numbers and more are located here.


NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment

Compare us to other CPS Schools!

OA Thorp ranks in the top 10% of the country for both student growth and attainment.

O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy accepts students from all over the city – without an entrance exam. Yet we consistently rank in the top 5-10% of school in the country based on attainment in Reading and Math. We also demonstrate significant growth from year to year – with close to 70% of our students reaching their NWEA target goals. Thanks to the hard work of our teachers, students and parents; Thorp is often nationally ranked in the top 10% for growth in the country. Check out our school profile by clicking here.

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