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

Presidents Day

No classes will take place and building will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

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.

RISE Assembly

​The first semester RISE (Rewarding Intellectually Superior Efforts) honor roll assembly will take place from 2:15pm to 3:15pm in the auditorium. Parents and families are welcome to attend! Note: This event is being rescheduled from Feb. 9, which was a snow day.

Latest News

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

Happy New Year!

The staff and students of Wendell Phillips would like to wish everyone a safe and happy New Year! Let’s have a great 2018, Wildcats!

Class of 2018 Scholarships

​Congratulations to the class or 2018 for being awarded over $6.8 million in college scholarships! Keep up the good work, Wildcats!

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...