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

Thanksgiving Break

​Thanksgiving Break will take place from November 22nd to the 24th. No classes will take place and the building will be closed. Classes will resume on Monday, November 27th. Enjoy the holiday!

Wildcats Football - State Championship Game

After defeating Sterling High School by a score of 27-14 in the semifinal round of the IHSA Class 5A State Playoffs, the undefeated Phillips football team will take on Dunlap High School in the championship game! The game will be played at Huskie Stadium on the campus of Northern Illinois University (1525 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL) at 10am. 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

FAFSA is Open!

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now open! Go to to apply.  All Seniors MUST fill out the FAFSA as part of their Senior requirements to...

Welcome Back!

​Principal Sullivan and the rest of the Phillips Academy staff would like to welcome all students for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Let’s have a great year, Wildcats!

College Acceptance

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! ​For the third consecutive year, 100% of our graduating class has been accepted into college, with 84% of those acceptances being to a four-year institution. Great job, Wildcats!