Chicago Math and Science Academy is a public charter school that provides its students with an innovative world class education, rich in math, science and technology focused on preparing students to become bold inquirers, problem solvers and ethical leaders, skill-ready for post-secondary education to meet the challenges of a competitive global workforce.
Walk through the doors of our school and you would feel a palpable sense of something unique and strong. Students’ faces of all nationalities, race, economic backgrounds and scholastic levels exude unspoken confidence. Hallways buzz with excitement and the moment you are introduced to the students and faculty, it becomes clear that this is a school that changes lives.
We have a culture built on a common set of values, student, teacher, and parent accountability, and high expectations all resulting in high levels of student achievement. Our administrators, teachers and guardians have high expectations of our students and students have high expectations of their teachers.
There is a sense of teamwork involving everyone from parents, administrators, businesses and bus drivers. Everyone is working toward a single goal; student achievement. Our teachers have a thirst for teaching and students develop a thirst for learning. Uncertain futures brim with unlimited opportunity in our school. Our students sparkle when talking about their school, their success and their future.
Chicago Math and Science Academy is managed by Concept Schools, NFP. Concept Schools is a not-for-profit charter management organization that manages high quality charters in the Midwest. All Concept managed schools implement the school design created by Concept in 1999. All Concept managed schools are very successful and they build strong reputation for being effective learning environments in a very short time. For more information about Concept Schools, please visit
Chicago Math and Science Academy has a Board of Directors that is independent of Concept Schools. Board of Directors of Chicago Math and Science Academy is the charter holder and has the ultimate responsibility and accountability to our sponsor/authorizer. The Board governs and oversees all operations of Chicago Math and Science Academy. Board of Directors of Chicago Math and Science Academy is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, who are committed to improve high quality public education choices in our community.