Phillips Academy High School

Welcome to Phillips Academy High School

Wendell Phillips Academy High School empowers students to create positive change in their lives, their communities, and the world by providing rigorous instruction in a nurturing environment. Our school community takes pride in leadership development, allowing students to excel in college, careers, and beyond.


Phillips Academy High School

244 E. Pershing Rd.
Chicago , IL 60653

Enrollment: 601
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events


​The first day of the 2016-2017 school year is Tuesday, September 6. Classes start at 8:15am, don’t be late!

Progress Report Distribution

​Progress reports for quarter one will be distributed.

Latest News

Below you will find information on the latest news from Phillips Academy

Congratualtions Clinton Osei

Clinton was invited to be one of the “featured students” for a post on Better Make Room, First Lady Michelle Obama’s college opportunity campaign that celebrates education and elevates the voices...

20% for 20%: Equal Funding for Chicago’s Students

​Tell Springfield that discriminating against Chicago’s children is wrong! Visit for more information.

Wendell Phillips Peace March

On May 11th, 2016, students and staff from Phillips held a Peace March starting at the corner of 39th Street and Giles Ave. They were joined by the family and friends of Phillips students...