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School leader:  Efren Toledo
6024 W Warwick Ave
Chicago, IL 60634

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(773) 534-3640
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"Thorp Scholastic Academy focuses on Math, Science and Technology."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
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  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Science, Special Education...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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35 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · January 24, 2017
School is great! Thorp is a school that promotes respect, discipline, and empathy. The academics are rigorous and the school is one of the best in the city.

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Submitted by a parent · October 19, 2014
This is my daughter's 3 year at Thorp and the quality of the school has improved each year. I really like the principal, Mr. Toledo, and I am satisfied with the communication between the teachers and parents.

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Submitted by a parent · March 23, 2014
Excellent school! Incredible parent involvement. Best teachers ever. High level of instructions, especially in math. Highly recommended. My two kids go there and we all love it.

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Submitted by a parent · October 24, 2013
My daughter is new to Thorp scholastic Academy. I thought the transition would be difficult for her as she entered 6th grade. I was mistaken. She has found all of her teachers more than willing to go the extra mile and help her with all her... more

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About this school

Thorp is the only magnet school of six Scholastic Academies throughout the city with a Comprehensive Gifted Program. Unlike schools such as Decatur Classical, Edison Regional Gifted Center, or the Academic Centers at Taft, Whitney and Lane; Thorp students are selected solely through a random lottery. Students in our Gifted Comprehensive Program are initially selected based on their performance at the end of Kindergarten.

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Last modified: January 24, 2017
Last modified Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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