Table: School Closings Over 10 Years

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Name Address Community Areas School Year in Which Board Took Action Board Action Stated Reason Current Status Performance Level of New School(s)
Daniel Hale Williams Elementary School 2710 South Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60616 Douglas 2001-2002 Closure poor performance Williams Multiplex (“schools within a school”). Admissions by lottery. Williams Elementary School Performance Level 2; Williams Middle School Performance Level 3
Mary C. Terrell Elementary School 5410 South State St. Chicago, IL 60609 Washington Park 2001-2002 Closure and Consolidation poor performance ACE Technical Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 3
Mary Mapes Dodge Elementary School 2651 West Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612 East Garfield Park 2001-2002 Closure poor performance Dodge Elementary Renaissance Academy, managed by AUSL. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 2
Carter G. Woodson North Middle School 4414 South Evans Ave. Chicago, IL 60653 Grand Boulevard 2002-2003 Closure and Consolidation underutilized U of C Woodson Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 2
George T. Donoghue Elementary School 707 East 37th St. Chicago, IL 60653 Oakland 2002-2003 Closure underutilized U of C Donoghue Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 3
Lucy Flower Career Academy 3545 West Fulton Ave. Chicago, IL 60624 East Garfield Park 2002-2003 Closure low enrollment, change of educational purpose Al Raby HS, a small school. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 3
Muñoz Marin Primary School 3320 West Evergreen Ave. Chicago, IL 60651 Humboldt Park 2002-2003 Closure and Consolidation underutilized CPS Preschool for All site  
Nikola Tesla Alternative School 6657 South Kimbark Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 East Garfield Park 2002-2003 Closure underutilized Woodlawn Community Elementary, a small school. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 2
The Arts of Living Alternative School 1855 North Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 Lincoln Park 2002-2003 Closure underutilized vacant  
Zenos Colman Elementary School 4655 South Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60609 Grand Boulevard 2002-2003 Closure underutilized CPS Network Offices  
Austin Community Academy High School 231 North Pine Ave. Chicago, IL 60644 Austin 2003-2004 Phase Out poor performance Austin Polytech, VOISE HS,and Austin Business and Entrepreneural High School (contract school). All admissions by lottery. Austin Polytech Performance Level 2; Austin Business and Entrpreneurship Academy Performance Level 3
Benjamin W. Raymond Elementary School 3663 South Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60653 Douglas 2003-2004 Closure and Consolidation underutilized Perspectives IIT Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Middle School Performance Level 3; High School Performance Level 2
Calumet Academy High School 8131 South May St. Chicago, IL 60620 Auburn Gresham 2003-2004 Phase Out poor performance Perspectives Charter Tech HS, Perspectives Charter Leadership Academy, Perspectives Charter Middle School. All admissions by lottery. Perspectives Calumet Middle School Performance Level 3; Perspectives Calumet High School Performance Level 3; Perspectives Calumet Technology Performance Level 3
Hartigan Community Arts Specialty School 8 West Root St. Chicago, IL 60609 Grand Boulevard 2003-2004 Closure and Consolidation low enrollment Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
Henry Suder Elementary School 2022 West Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2003-2004 Closure underutilized Suder Montessori Magnet School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
James R. Doolittle Jr. West Primary School 521 East 35th St. Chicago, IL 60616 Douglas 2003-2004 Closure underutilized ChiArts HS (contract school). Admissions by audition. Minimum test scores required to apply.  
Jesse Spalding Elementary and High School 1628 West Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2003-2004 Closure poor building conditions; renovations too costly, low enrollment Hope Institute Charter School. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Orr Community Academy High School 730 North Pulaski Rd. Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2003-2004 Closure poor performance, conversion to four small schools Split into four small schools. CPS later closed those schools (2007-08). Now a single school managed by AUSL. Performance Level 3
Richard E. Byrd Community Academy 363 West Hill St. Chicago, IL 60610 Near North Side 2003-2004 Closure underutilized Being used by Immaculate Conception Catholic School.  
Richard Wright Elementary School 627 North Harding Ave. Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2003-2004 Closure facility issues vacant  
Simmye G. Anderson Community Academy 6315 South Claremont Avenue Chicago, IL 60636 Chicago Lawn 2003-2004 Phase Out underutilized New building constructed: Claremont Academy Elementary School Performance Level 2
Sojourner Truth Elementary School 1443 North Ogden Ave. Chicago, IL 60610 Near North Side 2003-2004 Closure underutilized Chicago International Charter School–Quest campus. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Stephen A. Douglas Community Academy School 3200 South Calumet Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 Douglas 2003-2004 Closure underutilized Pershing West Magnet School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 1522 West Fillmore St. Chicago, IL 60607 Near West Side 2003-2004 Closure underutilized STEM Magnet School. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Englewood Academy High School 6201 South Stewart Ave. Chicago, IL 60621 Englewood 2004-2005 Phase Out poor performance TEAM Englewood and Urban Prep Charter School. Admissions by lottery at both. TEAM Englewood Performance Level 2; Urban Prep Performance Level 3 (2010-2011 information)
Howland School of the Arts 1616 South Spaulding Ave. Chicago, IL 60623 North Lawndale 2004-2005 Closure poor performance Catalyst-Howland Charter School. North Lawndale College Prep Charter HS-Christiana campus. Admissions by lottery at both. Catalyst-Howland Performance Level 3; North Lawndale College Prep Charter HS-Christiana Performance Level 2 (2010-2011 information)
Ralph J. Bunche Elementary School 6515 South Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2004-2005 Closure poor performance Providence-Englewood Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
Ulysses S. Grant Community Academy 145 South Campbell Ave. Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2004-2005 Closure poor perfomance Marine Military Academy and Phoenix Military Academy. Admissions by interview, test scores, and grades. Marine Military Academy Performance Level 2; Phoenix Military Academy Performance Level 1
Carver Middle School 13100 South Doty Ave. Chicago, IL 60827 Hegewisch 2005-2006 Closed conversion to military academy Carver Miltary Academy. Admissions by interview, test scores, and grades. Performance Level 2
Edward Franklin Frazier Elementary School 4027 West Grenshaw St. Chicago, IL 60624 North Lawndale 2005-2006 Closure poor performance Frazier International Magnet School. Frazier Prepatory Academy Charter School. Admissions by lottery at both. Frazier International Magnet School Performance Level 1; Frazier Prepatory Academy Charter Performance Level 1
George W. Collins High School 1313 South Sacramento Dr. Chicago, IL 60623 North Lawndale 2005-2006 Phase Out poor performance Collins Academy HS, managed by AUSL. North Lawndale College Prep Charter HS. Admissions by lottery. North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School Performance Level 3 (2010-2011 information)
James H Bowen High School 2710 East 89th St. Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2005-2006 Closure poor performance, conversion to four small schools Closed to create four small schools. CPS then closed those schools (2010-11) and re-consolidated the school. Now called New Millennium HS. Performance Level 3
Jean Baptiste Point DuSable High School 4934 South Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 Grand Boulevard 2005-2006 Closure poor performance, conversion to small schools DuSable Leadership Academy- Betty Shabazz Charter School (admissions by lottery); Williams Medical Preparatory School (admissions based on grades and test scores); Bronzeville Scholastic Institute (small school, admissions by application). DuSable Leadership Academy-Betty Shabazz Charter School Performance Level 3 (2010-2011 information); Williams Medical Prepartory School Performance Level 2; Bronzeville Scholastic Institute Level 3
Joan F. Arai Middle School 900 West Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL 60640 Uptown 2005-2006 Closure alternative use Uplift Community Academy HS Performance Level 2
John Farren Elementary School 5055 South State St. Chicago, IL 60609 Grand Boulevard 2005-2006 Consolidation poor performance Now Crispus Attucks Academy. Attucks’ prior location, 3813 S. Dearborn, is vacant. Performance Level 3
Robert Lindblom College Prep High School 6130 South Wolcott St. Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2005-2006 Closure poor performance Now a selective enrollment school. Performance Level 1
Samuel F. B. Morse Tech Elementary School 620 North Sawyer Ave. Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2005-2006 Closure poor performance Polaris Charter Academy. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 2
William T. Sherman Elementary School 1000 West 52nd St. Chicago, IL 60609 New City 2005-2006 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance Now Sherman School of Excellence. Managed by AUSL. Performance Level 3
George Westinghouse Career Academy High School 3301 West Franklin Blvd. Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2006-2007 Closure facility issues Now a selective enrollment school. not enough data
John Harvard Elementary School 7525 South Harvard Ave. Chicago, IL 60620 Greater Grand Crossing 2006-2007 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance Now Harvard School of Excellence. Managed by AUSL Performance Level 2
John V. LeMoyne Elementary School 851 West Waveland Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 Lake View 2006-2007 Closure poor performance InterAmerican Magnet School moved here. (Admissions by lottery). InterAmerican’s former building was sold to Illinios Masonic Hospital and demolished. Performance Level 1
South Shore Community Academy 7527 South Constance Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2006-2007 Closure poor performance, conversion to four small schools Closed to create four small schools. CPS then closed those schools (2010-11) and re-consolidated into the School of Leadership. That school is now being phased out. High School of Leadership at South Shore Performance Level 3
Sir Miles Davis Academy 6723 South Wood St. Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2007-2008 Closure   Now Davis Magnet Academy. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 3
Vernon Johns Middle Academy 6936 South Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2007-2008 Closure Low Enrollment Shabazz-Sizemore Charter School. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 3
Midway Academy 5434 South Lockwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 Garfield Ridge 2007-2008 Closure Low Enrollment Pasteur Branch relieves overcrowding at Pasteur. Pasteur Elementary School Performance Level 2
Gladstone Elementary School 1231 South Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60608 Near West Side 2007-2008 Closure Low Enrollment Noble Street Charter HS–UIC Campus. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1 (2010-2011 information)
Irving Park Middle School 3815 North Kedvale Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 Irving Park 2007-2008 Closure and Consolidation Low Enrollment Disney II Magnet Elementary. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
De La Cruz Middle School 2317 West 23rd Place Chicago, IL 60608 Lower West Side 2007-2008 Phase Out Low Enrollment vacant
Andersen Elementary School 1148 North Honore St. Chicago, IL 60622 West Town 2007-2008 Phase Out under-utilized CPS closed the school definitively in 2010-11. Now LaSalle II Language Academy Magnet. Admissions by lottery. Performance Level 1
William Rainey Harper High School 6520 South Wood Street Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2007-2008 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance CPS Turnaround Performance Level 2
Robert Fulton Elementary School 5300 South Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60609 New City 2007-2008 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance CPS Turnaround Performance Level 2
Nicholas Copernicus Elementary School 6010 South Throop Street Chicago, IL 60636 West Englewood 2007-2008 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance CPS Turnaround. Now called Langford Community Academy. Performance Level 2
Morton Career Academy 431 North Troy Street Chicago, IL 60612 Humboldt Park 2007-2008 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance Now Morton School of Excellence. Managed by AUSL. Performance Level 1
Julia Ward Howe Elementary School 720 North Lorel Ave. Chicago, IL 60644 Austin 2007-2008 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance Now Howe School of Excellence. Managed by AUSL. Performance Level 1
Applied Arts, Science & Technology Academy (“AASTA”) 730 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2007-2008 Close poor performance Consolidated into Orr, managed by AUSL. Performance Level 3
EXCEL Academy 730 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2007-2008 Close poor performance Consolidated into Orr, managed by AUSL. Performance Level 3
Moses Vines Preparatory Academy 730 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL 60624 Humboldt Park 2007-2008 Close Poor Performance Consolidated into Orr, managed by AUSL. Performance Level 3
Carver Middle School 801 East 133rd Place Chicago, IL 60627 Riverdale 2007-2008 Closure and Consolidation poor performance Chicago International Charter School–Larry Hawkins campus. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Nia Elementary 2040 W. Adams Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2008-2009 Close Low Enrollment Noble Street Charter HS–Bulls Campus. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Foundations Elementary 2040 W. Adams Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2008-2009 Close Low Enrollment Noble Street Charter HS–Bulls Campus. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
South Chicago Elementary 8255 S. Houston Ave Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2008-2009 Close Low Enrollment Epic Academy Charter HS. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Princeton AC 5125 S. Princeton Chicago, IL 60609 Fuller Park 2008-2009 Close Low Enrollment Illinois Eye Institute Vision Program (serving CPS students)  
Abbott Elementary 3630 S.Wells Chicago, IL 60609 Armour Square 2008-2009 Closure and Consolidation Low Enrollment Air Force Academy. Admissions by interview, test scores, and grades. not enough data
Schiller Elementary 640 W. Scott Chicago, IL 60610 Near North Side 2008-2009 Closure and Consolidation Low Enrollment Skinner North Classical School (test-based admissions) not enough data
Medill Elementary 1301 W. 14th St Chicago, IL 60608 Near West Side 2008-2009 Closure and Consolidation Low Enrollment Chicago Academy for Advanced Technology HS (contract school). not enough data
Davis Developmental 9101 S. Jeffrey Blvd. Chicago, IL 60617 Calumet Heights 2008-2009 Closure and Consolidation Low Enrollment vacant  
Carpenter Elementary 1250 W. Erie St Chicago, IL 60622 West Town 2008-2009 Phase Out Low Enrollment CPS closed the school definitively in 2010-11. Now Ogden International High School. Selective admissions. not enough data
Best Practice HS 2040 W. Adams Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2008-2009 Phase Out Low Enrollment 2011-12 proposed CLOSURE  
Reed Elementary 6350 S. Stewart Chicago, IL 60621 Englewood 2008-2009 Phase Out Low Enrollment 2011-12 proposed CLOSURE. Currently sharing with Noble Street Charter HS-Johnson campus. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
Lathrop Elementary 1440 S. Christiana Chicago, IL 60623 North Lawndale 2008-2009 Phase Out Low Enrollment 2011-12 proposed CLOSURE  
Fenger HS 11220 S. Wallace Chicago, IL 60628 Roseland 2008-2009 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance CPS Turnaround Performance Level 3
Bethune Elementary 3030 W. Arthington Chicago, IL 60612 East Garfield Park 2008-2009 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 3
Johnson Elementary 1420 S. Albany Chicago, IL 60623 North Lawndale 2008-2009 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 2
Dulles Elementary 6311 S. Calumet Chicago, IL 60637 Greater Grand Crossing 2008-2009 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 2
George W. Curtis Elementary 32 E. 115th St. Chicago, IL 60628 Roseland 2009-2010 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 3
Charles S. Deneen Elementary 7257 S. State St. Chicago, IL 60619 Greater Grand Crossing 2009-2010 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 2
Myra Bradwell Elementary 7736 S. Burnham Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2009-2010 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 3
Wendell Phillips HS 244 E. Pershing Rd Chicago, IL 60653 Douglas 2009-2010 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance managed by AUSL Performance Level 3
John Marshall HS 3250 W. Adams St. Chicago, IL 60624 East Garfield Park 2009-2010 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) Low Performance CPS Turnaround Performance Level 3
Bartholome de las Casas Occupational HS 8401 S. Saginaw Ave. Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2009-2010 Closure Cost and Facilities Issues This building was leased from the Chicago Archdiocese. Lease terminated.  
Helen McCorkle Elementary 4421 S State St, Chicago, IL 60609 Grand Boulevard 2009-2010 Closure Facility vacant  
George Schneider Elementary 2957 N. Hoyne Chicago, IL 60618 Lake View 2009-2010 Consolidation Low Enrollment Closed definitively by CPS 2010-11. Alcott HS for the Humanities. Admissions by lottery. not enough data
The High School of the Arts at South Shore 7529 S Constance Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2010-2011 Closure      
The High School of Technology at South Shore 7529 S Constance Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2010-2011 Closure      
The High School of Leadership at South Shore 7529 S Constance Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2010-2011 Phase Out      
The High School of Entrepenuership at South Shore 7529 S Constance Ave. Chicago, IL 60649 South Shore 2010-2011 Closure      
Avondale Elementary 2945 N. Sawyer Chicago, IL 60618 Avondale 2010-2011 Consolidation Low Enrollment One of two buildings used by Logandale Elementary. Logandale Elementary Performance Level 2
Chicago Discovery High School 2710 E 89th St. Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2010-2011 Consolidation poor performance consolidated into Bowen New Millennium  
Global Visions High School 2711 E 89th St. Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2010-2011 Consolidation poor performance consolidated into Bowen New Millennium  
Bowen Enviromental Studies High School 2712 E 89th St. Chicago, IL 60617 South Chicago 2010-2011 Consolidation poor performance consolidated into Bowen New Millennium  
Pablo Casals Elementary 3501 W. Potomac Avenue Chicago, IL 60651 Humboldt Park 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Fuller Elementary 4214 S. Saint Lawrence Ave Chicago, IL 60653 Grand Boulevard 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Herzl Elementary 3711 W. Douglas Blvd. Chicago, IL 60623 North Lawndale 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Marquette Elementary 6550 S Richmond St. Chicago, IL 60629 Chicago Lawn 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School 1040 N Keeler Ave. Chicago, IL 60651 Humboldt Park 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Amos Alonzo Stagg Elementary 7424 S Morgan St. Chicago, IL 60621 Englewood 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by AUSL  
Chicago Vocational Career Academy (CVCA) High School 2100 E 87th St. Chicago, IL 60617 Calumet Heights 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by CPS  
Tilden Career Community Academy High School 4747 S Union Ave. Chicago, IL 60609 New City 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by CPS  
Wendell Smith Elementary 744 E 103rd St. Chicago, IL 60628 Pullman 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by CPS  
Woodson South Elementary 4414 S. Evans Chicago, IL 60653 Grand Boulevard 2011-2012 Reconstitution (“Turnaround”) poor performance to be managed by CPS  
Guggenheim Elementary 7141 S. Morgan St. Chicago, IL 60621 Englewood 2011-2012 Close poor performance    
Price Elementary 4351 S Drexel Blvd. Chicago, IL 60653 Kenwood 2011-2012 Close poor performance    
Dyett High School 555 E. 51st St. Chicago, IL 60615 Washington Park 2011-2012 Phase Out poor performance    
Crane Technical Preparatory High School 2245 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612 Near West Side 2011-2012 Phase Out poor performance will become Talent Development Charter HS. Admissions by lottery.