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Grades preK-8 & 10-12
Families looking to join us in the these grades may apply using our online application system. The application process takes only a few minutes and requires a minimal amount of personal information. The Application Deadline is 11:59 PM on February 27, 2021.
9th Grade ONLY
The Chicago Public Schools district has developed a new unified high school application for all students applying to 9th grade. To apply to the UChicago Charter School’s Woodlawn High School for 9th grade, please click the button below and you will be taken to Go.CPS.edu to complete the online application process.
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UCW Middle School Science Teacher Alexzaundreya Cotton Named as 2020 Society for Sciences STEM Research Grant Recipient
The Society for Science & the Public today named UCW Middle School science teacher Alexzaundreya Cotton as a recipient of their STEM Research Grant. Through this grant initiative, the Society for Science is providing STEM research kits to 100 middle and high...
On the evening of Monday, November 16, the UChicago Charter community saw a familiar face on ESPN’s Monday Night Countdown: our very own UCW Warrior, Jayden Ervin! Jayden was one of the youth football starts interviewed by a current NFL player for the NFL’s Way to...
On the morning of Wednesday, November 4, UChicago Charter School Woodlawn (UCW) High School senior Mia Rodgers hopped onto a Zoom call with UCW’s Chief College Officer Mr. Torres. She expected to have a routine conversation about her college application essays, but a...
Chicago Charter School will begin the school year on September 8, 2020 with students fully remote. Our current plan is for remote learning to extend through the end of the first semester on January 22, 2021.