AIDS Benefit Student-Run Show
Sep
22
7:00 pm19:00

AIDS Benefit Student-Run Show

Each year students put a show highlighting the work of each department in support of HIV/AIDS research and support. The show will run for three nights in September.

Academic Night
Sep
28
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Interested parents and students are invited to visit a schedule of three academic classes. Sessions will be taught in 20 minute intervals so that families are able to explore each of our core subject areas. Each class will be a unique look into our curriculum and direct access to our award-winning faculty.

Check-in will begin at 5:30PM , classes will begin at 5:50PM , and the evening will conclude at 8:30PM. We hope you can join us!

For any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Wagner, Admissions Associate, at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org or (312) 421-0202.

Registration will be open in July!

Parent Coffee
Oct
11
9:30 am09:30

Parent Coffee

The Chicago Academy for the Arts is pleased to invite parents of eligible applicants to visit The Academy at our Fall Admissions Coffees.

Enjoy some coffee and light refreshments with The Academy's Administrative Leadership and Faculty, including Head of School, Jason Patera, as they walk you through our educational philosophy. Afterwards, current Academy parents will share their own family's experience and lead a tour of the building. Finally, please join us for a short Q&A session.

This event is for parents of current 8th, 9th and 10th grade students only. Coffee sessions will begin promptly at 9:30AM and will end around 11:00AM

For any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Wagner, Admissions Associate, at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org or (312) 421-0202.

Registration open in July!

Academic Night
Oct
26
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Interested parents and students are invited to visit a schedule of three academic classes. Sessions will be taught in 20 minute intervals so that families are able to explore each of our core subject areas. Each class will be a unique look into our curriculum and direct access to our award-winning faculty.

Check-in will begin at 5:30PM , classes will begin at 5:50PM , and the evening will conclude at 8:30PM. We hope you can join us!

For any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Wagner, Admissions Associate, at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org or (312) 421-0202.

Registration will be open in July!

Audition Day 1
Oct
28
8:30 am08:30

Audition Day 1

Applicants must complete the online application before they can schedule an audition. There will be three possible audition days during the 2017-2018 Admissions Season.

Dance Department Open House
Nov
4
10:00 am10:00

Dance Department Open House

The Chicago Academy for the Arts is pleased to invite interested families to The Academy for the Academy Dance Company's Rehearsal on Saturday, November 4th. The open house will begin with at 10AM.

All families are welcome to register for this event, but space is limited. Therefore, registration for eligible applicants (current 8th, 9th and 10th grade students and their parents) will be prioritized. 

Feel free to call Academy Director Visit and Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Wagner with questions concerning event details. She can be reached directly at 312.421.0202 or by email at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org.

Parent Coffee
Nov
7
9:30 am09:30

Parent Coffee

The Chicago Academy for the Arts is pleased to invite parents of eligible applicants to visit The Academy at our Fall Admissions Coffees.

Enjoy some coffee and light refreshments with The Academy's Administrative Leadership and Faculty, including Head of School, Jason Patera, as they walk you through our educational philosophy. Afterwards, current Academy parents will share their own family's experience and lead a tour of the building. Finally, please join us for a short Q&A session.

This event is for parents of current 8th, 9th and 10th grade students only. Coffee sessions will begin promptly at 9:30AM and will end around 11:00AM

For any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Wagner, Admissions Associate, at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org or (312) 421-0202.

Registration open in July!

Audition Day 2
Dec
9
8:30 am08:30

Audition Day 2

Applicants must complete the online application before they can schedule an audition. There will be three possible audition days during the 2017-2018 Admissions Season.

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy
Dec
16
9:00 am09:00

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy

All advancing applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please visit the ISEE website for information regarding test content, test registration and student study materials. The test lasts from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Please plan on arriving earlier to check in.

The Academy hosts four testing dates this year:

Saturday, December 16th
Wednesday, January 3rd
Thursday, January 4th
Saturday, January 6th

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy
Jan
3
9:00 am09:00

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy

All advancing applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please visit the ISEE website for information regarding test content, test registration and student study materials. The test lasts from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Please plan on arriving early to check in.

The Academy hosts four testing dates this year:

Saturday, December 16th
Wednesday, January 3rd
Thursday, January 4th
Saturday, January 6th

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy
Jan
4
9:00 am09:00

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy

All advancing applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please visit the ISEE website for information regarding test content, test registration and student study materials. The test lasts from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Please plan on arriving earlier to check in.

The Academy hosts four testing dates this year:

Saturday, December 16th
Wednesday, January 3rd
Thursday, January 4th
Saturday, January 6th

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy
Jan
6
9:00 am09:00

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy

All advancing applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please visit the ISEE website for information regarding test content, test registration and student study materials. The test lasts from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Please plan on arriving earlier to check in.

The Academy hosts four testing dates this year:

Saturday, December 16th
Wednesday, January 3rd
Thursday, January 4th
Saturday, January 6th

Audition Day 3
Jan
13
8:30 am08:30

Audition Day 3

Applicants must complete the online application before they can schedule an audition. There will be three possible audition days during the 2017-2018 Admissions Season.

Academic Night
Jan
18
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Interested parents and students are invited to visit a schedule of three academic classes. Sessions will be taught in 20 minute intervals so that families are able to explore each of our core subject areas. Each class will be a unique look into our curriculum and direct access to our award-winning faculty.

Check-in will begin at 5:30PM , classes will begin at 5:50PM , and the evening will conclude at 8:30PM. We hope you can join us!

For any questions or concerns, please contact Melanie Wagner, Admissions Associate, at mwagner@chicagoartsacademy.org or (312) 421-0202.

Registration will be open in July!

7th Grade Preview Day
Apr
20
3:00 pm15:00

7th Grade Preview Day

7th Grade Families! Please join us on April 20th for 7th Grade Preview Day. 

7th Grade Preview Day is an opportunity for students to observe an arts department they are interested in while parents attend an informational session with Head of School, Jason Patera and Director of Enrollment Management, Kitsana Salyphone. Families will then take a brief tour of the school. Please contact Kitsana or Melanie Wagner, Visit Coordinator, at 312.421.0202 if you have any questions. The event will begin at 3PM and conclude at 4:30PM. Please plan on checking in at 2:45PM! 

*Space is limited, and therefore priority will be given to families with students in 7th grade. If your student is currently in 6th grade, and you would like to attend, please contact the Admissions Office.

Registration open in July!


7th Grade Preview Day
Mar
23
3:00 pm15:00

7th Grade Preview Day

7th Grade Families! Come hear from faculty, students, and administration as we show you around The Academy. Registration is open now!

Academic Night
Jan
19
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Families are invited to spend an evening with the amazing teachers our students see each day. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Registration ia available online.

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy
Nov
19
8:00 am08:00

Independent School Entrance Exam at The Academy

All advancing applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please visit the ISEE website for information regarding test content, test registration and student study materials. The test lasts from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

The Academy hosts four testing dates this year:

Saturday, November 19th
Saturday, December 17th
Wednesday, January 4th
Thursday, January 5th

Academic Night
Nov
10
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Families are invited to spend an evening with the amazing teachers our students see each day. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Registration is available online.

Parent Coffee
Nov
8
9:30 am09:30

Parent Coffee

Parent Coffees are an opportunity to meet with current Academy Parents, our Administrative Leadership and Faculty, and receive a tour of the building. Register here.

Academic Night
Oct
27
5:30 pm17:30

Academic Night

Families are invited to spend an evening with the amazing teachers our students see each day. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Registration is available online.

Parent Coffee
Oct
11
9:30 am09:30

Parent Coffee

Parent Coffees are an opportunity to meet with current Academy Parents, our Administrative Leadership and Faculty, and receive a tour of the building. Registration available here.

AIDS Benefit Student-Run Show
Sep
23
Sep 24

AIDS Benefit Student-Run Show

Each year students put a show highlighting the work of each department in support of HIV/AIDS research and support. The show will run for three nights in September.