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School leader:  Anna Pavichevich
5110 North Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60625

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(773) 534-2320
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"Amundsen is a stand-out choice among all neighborhood high schools in Chicago."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Band...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf...
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35 reviews

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Recent Comments


Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 12, 2016
The Discipline Department follows a Restorative Justice Model. Amundsen students have the opportunity to discuss their mistakes, to learn strategies to avoid mistakes in the future. I have been very impressed with Vice Principal Ortiz for the... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 12, 2016
My son has gained self confidence, made amazing friends, joined clubs and sports teams, and greatly improved his academic skills at Amundsen. Amundsen is clean, safe, and well organized. IB curriculum is challenging and gives students skills... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 14, 2016
We first visited this school in the fall of 2014 and were very comfortable with the "feel" of the school. The new principal seemed genuinely engaged in creating a great learning environment for students and in supporting teachers and staff. ... more

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Submitted by a community member · November 13, 2015
As a neighbor, I am so impressed with all that is going on at this school now. Not only are the kids happier (very safe, huge Homecoming celebration, 50% more students involved in after school activities) but the principal and her staff are driven... more

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About this school

Amundsen High School is a stand-out choice among all neighborhood high schools in Chicago for many reasons, including - Top perfoming & competitive IB program - Thriving athletic programs - Unwaivering committment to providing every student an authentic college & career prep experience Amundsen High School students adopt a school-wide value system, The Viking Way, which fosters development of Accountable, Honorable, and Scholarly students.

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Last modified: September 12, 2016
Last modified Amundsen High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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