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8164 S. South Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60617
Phone: (773) 978-8680
Fax: (773) 375-1482

Other information

Other information:

Contact: Dr. Thomas Gattuso, Principal

Sullivan House Alternative High School serves students of the South Shore area. The school has an enrollment of 343 students and a student/teacher ratio of about 12:1. Opening in 1974, we are one of the oldest alternative/charter schools in the country. The high school is affiliated with Youth Connection Charter School, The Alternative Schools Network, and the State of Illinois.

Programs & Services

Students ages 16-21 who have dropped out or who have difficulty in traditional high school settings study a basic high school curriculum leading to a diploma. There is an emphasis on developing reading and writing skills by participating in the SHHS Literacy Program, Principal Writing Prompt, journal activities, student portfolio process and a multitude of extra-curricular activites and school sponsored events. Sullivan House Alternative High School also has evening programs from 3 pm - 8 pm. 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: Research paper, Student portfolio, ACT test, Star Test growth.

Instructions to Apply: Open Enrollment, Call school to set up an appointment 773-978-8680.

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