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Creating Connections

Each day Thorp Students use the skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Caring to create purposeful connections in learning! As a K-8 school specializing in educating the whole student, we focus on creating meaningful, memorable moments in learning through innovative teaching and learning. For more information click the video link below.

School News

City History Fair 2023!

Thorp students advanced to compete against nearly 50 other Chicago schools at Chicago History Day at University of Illinois-Chicago on Saturday, March 3rd.
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The Thorp Spelling Bee 2023

Check out our homeroom champions as they spell their way to the city championship! Our Spelling Bee starts at 8:00AM.
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Our Vision

O. A. Thorp Scholastic Academy envisions all students educated to their full potential. Literacy, mathematics, the sciences, and the arts are at the core of our instruction. Through our teaching, Thorp students will acquire the skills and values necessary to take an active role in learning how to think critically and creative, communicate effectively, collaborate equitably, and care for the community to which they belong.

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About Us

Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go.