Congrats ChiArts!

The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts®), the city's first public arts high school, has received a 1+ rating--the highest possible--from CPS's School Quality Rating Policy system, based on academic growth, student attendance and school culture, among other factors.

This honor caps off a banner year for the school:

  • Rated in top 6% of high schools by U.S. News & World Report

  • 95% of graduating seniors accepted to college

  • 86% of seniors accepted by a Tier 1 college or university

  • Three students awarded full scholarships by Posse Foundation

  • 50 Gold and Silver Keys from Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

  • Class of 2015 accumulated $4.6 million in scholarships and merit-based aid

ChiArts is 600 scholar-artists from all 50 wards of the city. Founded in 2009 and getting stronger every year.