News & Events Archives
Can elementary schools overcome social inequality to teach all kids? The Ambitious Elementary School, a book about our NKO and Donoghue campuses, is our answer.
Tanika Island Childress, a nationally distinguished educator and veteran University of Chicago Urban Education Institute leader, has been named CEO of the University of Chicago Charter School.
UChicago Charter's 2015-16 results on Chicago Public Schools' five-tier evaluation scale, called the School Quality Rating Report or SQRP, show strong ratings across campuses.
History Fair is a schoolwide endeavor at our Carter G Woodson Campus. Our very best students and their projects were celebrated at the Chicago citywide History Fair.
Grant will allow Donoghue to personalize learning campus-wide and move to a competency-based model.
Celebrate the end of another amazing year at UChicago Charter School with an evening of performances and artwork by students from all four campuses!
PTDYA at our Woodlawn Campus presents, The Legacy Continues, A Celebration of Black History, on Mon, Feb 22 with two shows at 9:30am and 12:00pm.
UChicago Charter, alongside the University of Chicago and UChicago Medicine, kicked of the new school year as a lead float in the Bud Billiken Parade
The Atlantic features UChicago Charter NKO and how the school's proven strategies are helping it reach some of the highest college-enrollment figures in the city.
Carter G. Woodson students and people across Chicago wore orange in honor of national gun violence awareness day and in memory of Hadiya Pendleton, a young graduate killed as a bystander in a South Side park in 2013.
Chicago Tribune cover story shows UChicago Charter's college-enrollment rate as #2 among all high schools in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.
Education experts Richard Murnane and Greg Duncan highlight the success of the UChicago Charter NKO Campus, a featured model for improvement in their new book Restoring Opportunity
UChicago Charter Woodlawn seniors and twin sisters Aliyah and Olivia Singleton received full-ride scholarships to the University of Chicago.
The UChicago Charter School Woodlawn Campus hosted a visit from the Champion Chicago Blackhawks' Johnny Oduya and the Stanley Cup.
Tanika Island, director for six years at the UChicago Charter School North Kenwood/Oakland (NKO) Campus and UChicago Charter's newly appointed Chief Academic Officer, was recently announced a 2013 winner of the CPS Principal Achievement Award.
Students of the University of Chicago Charter School Woodlawn Campus (UCW) collaborated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to create a new school song, "Warrior Spirit."
The University of Chicago Charter School graduated its seniors of the Class of 2013, celebrating 100% college acceptance for the second year in a row.
The University of Chicago Women's Board and the Urban Education Institute Partner's Committee welcomed nearly 60 young women from the UChicago Charter Woodlawn Campus for an opportunity to network with female leaders in Chicago.
This past fall the University of Chicago Charter School held its first annual College Week Kickoff, celebrating and strengthening a college-going culture that has flourished since the Woodlawn secondary campus first opened in 2006.
Always innovating to ensure students are immersed in a college-ready, college-going culture, the UChicago Charter School introduced a new program explicitly linking classroom preparation with college and career aspirations in the sciences.
When Vernon Fleming arrived in ninth grade at the Woodlawn Campus of the University of Chicago Charter School he already felt the college-going culture.
Shaiesha Moore is a member of the second graduating class of the University of Chicago Charter School Woodlawn Campus. 57 students earned their high school diplomas on June 8, 2011 with 95 percent accepted to colleges and universities, including Carleton College, Tufts University and the University of Illinois. Scholarship awards totaled more than $735,000.
UChicago Charter graduating senior and Posse Foundation Scholar Shani Edmond demonstrates the power of crossroads support to help students thrive throughout school.