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

Junior-Only SAT Exam

​The Junior class will take the SAT exam on this day. Only Juniors will be allowed in the building, there will be no classes for Freshman, Sophomore and Senior students. Juniors should arrive at 7:30am on this day.

Furlough Day

Due to CPS mandate, Friday, April 7th, a previously scheduled School Improvement Day, has been reclassified as a furlough day. No classes will take place and the building will be closed on this day.

Spring Vacation

Spring Vacation will take place from April 10th to April 14th. Classes will resume on Monday, April 17th, 2017. Have a safe and happy break!

Latest News

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

Interested in Becoming a Wildcat?

Join the Phillips family! ​Click the link on the right to view the admissions application for the 2017-2018 school year.

Class of 2017 Scholarships

​Congratulations to the class or 2017 for being awarded over $9 million in college scholarships! Great job, Wildcats!

Congratulations Shamarah Patnett

​Congratulations to Shamarah Patnett on being named a POSSE scholar to Trinity College in Connecticut!  She will receive a full tuition scholarship (worth $50,000 a year) and extra leadership training and support throughout...