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

Wildcats Basketball

​The boys basketball team will host the Hubbard Greyhounds in our main gym. Tip off for the Sophomore game is at 5pm with the varsity match up to follow. Go Wildcats!

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.

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

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 $4.7 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...