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

Freshman Orientation

​Freshman orientation will take place on the following dates:

Monday, Aug. 15 from 9am to 1pm
Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 9am to 12pm
Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 9am to 12pm

Incoming Freshmen must attend all three days and parents/guardians of incoming Freshmen must attend on Monday, August 15.

Sophomore, Junior and Senior Registration

​Open registration for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will take place on Tuesday, August 16 and Wednesday, August 17 from 9am to 12pm. Students and parents can register on either day. 

First Day of School

​The first day of the 2016-2017 school year will be Tuesday, September 6.

Latest News

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

Summer Office Hours

​The summer hours for the Phillips main office will be 9am to 1pm, Tuesday thru Thursday.

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...