Perspectives Charter School

Chicago, IL

Completed in 2004, Perspectives Charter School in Chicago’s near south side opened to a diverse student body, drawing students from 34 wards across the city. Housing 325 students in grades 6-12, Perspectives prides itself on providing all students an equal opportunity to succeed, preparing them for bright futures as productive citizens in the greater community. The five principles guiding the school’s mission include A Disciplined Life®, academic rigor, community engagement, family involvement, and professional development. The school boasts a graduation rate significantly higher than other public schools in the city of Chicago.