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Academic Success Begins with a Nurturing Environment

Our Model

LEARN’s unique, proven blend of academic rigor and social-emotional support are the formula for academic success so our scholars are prepared to go out into the world, college degree in hand. What this looks like at LEARN:

Academic Rigor

16% more learning time than district managed schools
Proven, rigorous academic programs such as Ready Classrooms Math, Teach to One Math and Wheatley English Language Arts curriculum aligned to college-ready standards
Academic Interventionists to provide targeted support to all learners
Unique High School Placement Program supporting middle school students with the high school selection process

Social-Emotional Support

3x the investment in Social Emotional Learning than schools managed by Chicago Public Schools
A minimum of one social worker per school
Proven social-emotional programs such as Calm Classrooms, Responsive Classrooms and Second Steps
Executive functioning training for 7th graders through the Overcoming Obstacles program
LEARN approach

Our Curriculum

LEARN teachers use the rigorous Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. Students engage in four core subjects – English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies – as well as enrichment courses in technology, visual and performing arts, world languages, and physical education and more.

Student Support Services

LEARN believes a critical measure of our performance is the confidence and character we develop in every scholar. We have designed programs and services that supports scholars of every academic level to ensure that each scholar will be prepared for higher education learning.


LEARN schools provide students with weekly enrichment classes which expand core learning and enrich college readiness. Depending on the campus, LEARN students experience classes including Art, Music, Technology, Spanish, Dance, Photography and Tumbling. Please visit the school pages to find out more!

High School Placement

To fulfill our mission to prepare our students for college, we ensure that every graduating 8th grader enrolls in a college preparatory high school. LEARN schools have a full-time High School Placement Counselor to introduce students and families to public and private high school options and to guide them through the process of applying and securing financial aid, if needed.

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