Campus

ChiTech is located at 1301 W. 14th Street and is nestled between historic Taylor Street, Pilsen, and the UIC campus. ChiTech boasts a student-led organic garden, college planning center and project-filled hallways that serve as evidence of project based learning.

Transportation

ChiTech is accessible by CTA trains and bus lines.

Educational Philosophy

We use project based learning, entrepreneurial principles, STEM education, and real world experience with Chicago companies to shape the diverse next generation of leaders.

Course Offerings

We offer a variety of courses, including AP and Dual Credit and Dual Enrollment courses. We also offer a variety of fine arts courses, including Drumline, Guitar and Art II. Unique to ChiTech, we offer the following tech classes: Intro to Engineering Design, Exploring Computer Science, Computer Programming I and II, Entrepreneurship, Intro to Business, Multi-Media Art, Web Design I and II. All courses incorporate project based learning.

College Planning

65% of the class of 2016 attended a postsecondary institution.

Student Life

20+, student-run, student-initiated clubs and activities

Athletics

ChiTech is home of the mighty Panthers and competes in the Chicago Public League.  Sports offered include: Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Track.

Grades 9-12

300 Students Enrolled

50 Faculty Members

90% Daily Attendance Rate

80% of Freshmen on Track

Demographics
  • 76% African American
  • 19% Hispanic
  • 3% Caucasian
  • 2% Asian/American/Indian/Bi-racial
  • 37% Female
  • 63% Male
  • 91% Free/Reduced Lunch
  • Students come from 38 different zip codes throughout the city.