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1231 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60623 Chicago IL 60623
Phone: (773) 762-2272
Fax: (773) 762-2065

Other information

Other information:

Contact: Dr. Myra Sampson, Executive Director/Principal; Van Marshall, Director of Operations; Nahid Zahedi, Academic Dean

CCA Academy is a state-recognized, community-based high school founded in 1978. It serves 200 students. CCA Academy is a campus of Youth Connection Charter School.

Programs & Services

CCA Academy provides a small school, family culture, safe learning environment with built in seminars and advisory periods. State-of-the-art labs include science lab, computer lab, resource lab, and Aventa online courses.

CCA Academy has an urban agriculture and aquaponics/ecology theme. Special programs include culinary arts, with an emphasis on healthy foods and healthy eating, a college preparatory Upward Bound Program, and neighborhood gardens. Students need 18 credits to graduate.

Student Eligibility Age Range: 16-21

Minimum Credits to Enroll: 0

Credits Required to Graduate: 18

Other Requirements to Graduate: Constitution Exam, Drivers Ed., Consumer Ed., and community service (80 hrs)

Instructions to Apply: Apply at www.applytoyccs.com and select CCA Academy as first choice school

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