Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

Polaris Charter Academy

Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

Polaris Charter Academy

Where Learning Has No Boundaries.

Polaris Charter Academy

Now Accepting Students K – 8

Polaris 2022-2023 Student Application

Online Application

We’re Hiring! Join Our Crew!

Polaris is hiring for the 2022-23 school year.  If you have a passion for educating students to be life-long learners and citizens with a strong sense of personal and civic responsibility, we’re looking for YOU!

Come join the most highly dynamic, dedicated, and engaging crew of educators in the city of Chicago!

Click HERE to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Spirit Week, September 12th - 16th
Back to School Night, Wednesday, September 14th from 3:30 -6:30pm
16th Annual Homecoming, Friday, September 16th
Half Day, 12:30pm Early Dismissal, Friday, September, 16th
8th Grade Parent Meeting, Wednesday, September 21st from 2:30-3pm
High School Fair (7th & 8th Grade), Wednesday, September 21st from 3-4:30pm

Working Together for Education

Learn about other organizations that Polaris partners with to support our students in their academic development:

Horizons for Youth

Orion's University

Your Gifts at Work!

WHERE DOES RESPONSIBILITY LIE?
8th Graders will investigate responsibility throughout the year to prepare for their final Independent Study expedition!

HOW DOES ONE EFFECT CHANGE?
Check out the 7th grader’s work on change and food choice during the school year.

WHAT’S IN OUR WATER???
Polaris 5th and 6th graders investigate what makes clean water clean.

CAN YOU FEEL THE POWER?
Third and 4th graders can!

CAUTION: CARTOGRAPHERS AT WORK!
The 1st and 2nd graders are mapping out their road to success!

REAL WORLD LEARNING – TYPE 2 DIABETES
Eighth graders learn to make a diagnosis!

SEE ALL YOUR GIFTS AT WORK!

Make a Gift to Support Polaris

YOUR GIFT MAKES OUR WORK POSSIBLE

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING POLARIS. Your generous donation supports our students’ nationally recognized hands-on learning expeditions and fieldwork and creates access and opportunity for Polaris students to excel in the classroom and beyond.




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