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

Summer Credit Recovery

​Phillips will be hosting Summer Credit Recovery courses this from July 2nd to August 1st. There will be two sessions, a morning session from 8:30am to 11:30pm and an afternoon session from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Please contact Rhonda Fleming (, 773-535-0378) with any questions.

Freshman Connection

Phillips will be hosting Freshman Connection this year from July 9th to August 2nd. Freshman Connection is a FREE program to prepare rising 9th graders for high school. The program will take place from 8:50am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please contact Cynthia McCullough (, 773-535-0158) with any questions.

Summer Band Camp

​Become a “Wildcat Blaster” and perform at Phillips football games (including the 1st game of the 2018 season in Columbus, Ohio) and the 89th Annual Bud Billiken Parade by joining our summer band camp. The camp is free for Phillips students to attend and includes lunch, t-shirt and a field trip to the 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field. The camp starts on Monday, July 9th and will take place from 1pm to 4pm, Monday thru Thursday until August 11th. Call 773-535-1603 ext. 81937 and leave your contact information to register or just show up on 9th. PREVIOUS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE NOT REQUIRED.

Latest News

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

Summer Break

​The faculty and staff of Wendell Phillips Academy would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer break!

College Acceptance

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! ​For the fourth consecutive year, 100% of our graduating class has been accepted into a college or university. Great job, Wildcats!

Lunchroom Menu Calendar

Are you interested in seeing what will be served in the lunch room during the upcoming days and weeks? You can now access the breakfast and lunch menu calendar for Phillips online! Click...