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


​No classes will take place and building will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

End of Quarter 2

​Thursday, January 31st is the last day of the second quarter.

School Improvement Day

School Improvement Days are non-attendance days for students and are for teachers and staff to review student data, plan instruction and engage in development aligned to school priorities.

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 2019, Wildcats!

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...

Congratulations POSSE Scholarship Semi-Finalists

​Congratulations to Rachel Bynum and Sean Waight for being named semi-finalists for the prestigious POSSE scholarship. Great job, Wildcats!