Scholarship

UChicago Charter aims to prepare 100% of our students for college acceptance and graduation.

Leadership

UChicago Charter cultivates culturally-aware critical thinkers and leaders through a PreK-12 superhighway.

Excellence

UChicago Charter inspires our students to RISE and recognize the greatness within themselves.

Grit

UChicago Charter motivates our students to persevere in their pursuit of higher education and greater opportunities.

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News & Events

UCW Pollinator Project Planting Day Convenes Community

UCW Pollinator Project Planting Day Convenes Community

Earlier this month, the team behind the UCW Pollinator Project convened students, staff, and community members for a planting day at our Woodlawn campus. The project is funded by the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, which awarded UCW a grant to install...

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Meet the Candidates for Donoghue Campus Director

Meet the Candidates for Donoghue Campus Director

Meet the candidates for our next Donoghue Campus Director. The event will take place on Zoom Tuesday, June 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. NOW is the time for your input. Come to the event to ask the finalists questions. There is unlimited capacity for the Zoom event. To...

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We Can. We Will. RISE

RISE – it’s what we ask of our students, our parents, and our staff every day.  It’s not a slogan.  It’s not a motto.  It’s a belief that, together, we can accomplish more than apart. Rise is how our students recognize the greatness within themselves and how we unlock that greatness to help students achieve their highest potential.  

Our Partners

Our work is supported by so many great people and organizations, in Chicago and beyond. This is a small sample of the many partner organizations with which we work to provide a range of rigorous academic and robust enrichment experiences for our students.

Visit The Academy Group
Visit the Logan Center for the Arts
Visit UChicago Civic Engagement
Visit After School Matters

Our Campuses

The UChicago Charter School is a public charter school within the Chicago Public Schools district and composed of three campuses serving approximately 1500 preK-12 students on Chicago’s South Side. Our campuses share a common goal, which is to prepare 100% of our students for college acceptance and graduation through a preK-12 “superhighway” that cultivates culturally aware critical thinkers and leaders. Learn more about each of our campuses:

NKO

1119 E 46th Street Chicago, IL 60653 Grades PreK-5

Donoghue

707 E 37th Street Chicago, IL 60653 Grades PreK-5

UCW

6300 S University Chicago, IL 60637 Grades 6-12

Our school day goes from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (3:40 at UCW)
We have early dismissal at 1:00 p.m. every Wednesday
Fee-based aftercare is available for grades preK-8
View our School Calendar for Holidays and Breaks

UChicago Charter School

A Division of the Urban Education Institute
at the University of Chicago

info@uchicagocharter.org

773-834-2865

1313 E 60th Street, Chicago IL 60637