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

Wildcats Basketball

​The boys basketball team will travel to DuSable Leadership Academy (4934 S. Wabash Ave.) to take on the Panthers. Tip off for the Sophomore game is at 5pm with the varsity match up to follow. Go Wildcats!

Wildcats Wrestling

The Wildcats wrestling team will compete in a home match against CurieThe match starts at 5:00pm. Go Wildcats!

Early Dismissal

​Students will be dismissed at 2:30pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Dismissal on all other school days is at 3:15pm.

Latest News

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

Class of 2018 Scholarships

​Congratulations to the class or 2018 for being awarded over $3.1 million in college scholarships! Keep up the good work, Wildcats!

Winter Break Driver’s Ed

​Driver’s Education classes will take place during Winter Break from Tuesday, December 26th to Friday, December 29th. Classes will last from 8am to 4pm and students must attend all four days. There...

Wildcats Football - State Champions!

​Congratulations to the players and coaching staff of the Phillips football team on winning the IHSA Class 5A state championship! This is head coach Troy McAllister’s second state title in three years...