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Welcome to Curie High School, home of the Condors! We believe Curie is the most exciting high school in Chicago! We offer a diverse range of academic programs that develop the potential of every unique student we serve and put them on the path to post-secondary success. Curie is known for its excellence in alumni college success as well as in athletics and extracurricular clubs. No matter where Condors go or what they strive to do, they always soar!

Recent News

SAVE THE DATE: Summer Orientation 2018

We are excited about the start of the upcoming school year. Please plan to attend summer orientation and registration on your appointed date. August 20 & 21: Freshmen *Incoming 9th graders must attend both days* August 22: Seniors August 23: Juniors August 24: Sophomores

The AVID Effect

Our AVID Site Team showcased the culmination of their collaborative efforts during a recent certification visit. The testimonials shared by current AVID students, tutors, alum, teachers, counselors, administrators, and a parent highlighted the level of support and commitment that our site team provides throughout our school community. Our AVID students were proud to share that participation in AVID equips them with the college-readiness skills and resources to help themselves and their peers. Overall, the entire visit illustrated the layered effect that comes with of years of progressive AVID implementation.

Congratulating Curie HS All-State Illinois Water Polo & All Sectional Players

Water polo is one of the toughest and most demanding sports an athlete can play. Being an Illinois water polo athlete is an awesome athletic opportunity. We are proud to host great water polo teams here at Curie HS. At the conclusion of each high school season, IWP sponsors an All-Star competition between Illinois All-State Top 40 Boy and Girl Athletes. At this time, we'd like to congratulate a few of our Boys Water Polo athletes who will compete as members of the All-Star and Illinois state-level teams. Congratulations to Jose Servin who was named to the All-State 3rd Team by Illinois Water Polo! Congratulations to our Lyons Township IHSA All-Sectional team members selected by Illinois Water Polo: Jose Servin - 1st Team Sebastian Chaidez - 2nd Team Alan Anaya - Honorable Mention Each of these students has demonstrated exemplary athleticism in their sport. They demonstrate the Curie Way and all of them are eligible to receive athletic scholarships to compete at the collegiate level because they each have an unweighted GPA that exceeds the minimum 2.3 GPA eligibility criteria for the NCAA Eligibility Clearinghouse.

@CurieCS Competes at CTE Information Technology Citywide Capstone

Senior Web Development students presented at the CTE Information Technology Citywide Capstone competition. Unfortunately, they didn't place, but they had an awesome time!! Check out the @CurieCs Twitter account to see what is going on in Computer Science at Curie.

Next Level Recognition for Girls Basketball Team

This past weekend, our lady Condors were treated to a pre-game celebration dinner at Pizano's (South Loop) and honored at center court during halftime at the WNBA Chicago Sky season opening game. Our girls basketball team received recognition as "High School Team of the Week" as well as a nomination for "High School Team of the Year". “Our team wants to be remembered for hopefully being the first girls basketball team out of Curie to go to win our conference,” said Raegan King, who nominated the team for the honor. To Coach Brooks and our lady Condors, thank you for serving as an inspiration to others by making a positive impact in the Curie community and redefining possible for those around you. #RedefinePossible #WorkHard #PlayHard #GoCondors

Saluting our Spanish Honor Society Inductees

Educators, family members, and friends gathered in the auditorium to honor over 90 inductees into the Spanish Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica). The inductees have shown and proven a deep interest in the Spanish language. According to their oath, each inductee promises to devote themselves to the study of the Spanish language in order to master, remembering that a language can be a strong tie between persons of differing origins of race or religion. If you would like more information about joining the Spanish Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica), please contact Mr. Drop and/or Ms. Urquiza.

City Colleges of Chicago Dual Enrollment Program

Are you ready to jump start your college plans by earning college credit while still in high school? Condors representing the Class of 2019 and Class of 2020 can get a head start earning college credit for FREE through City Colleges of Chicago Dual Enrollment Program. Qualified rising juniors and rising seniors can enroll in one (1) college course per semester through one of the seven City Colleges (CCC). Course instruction occurs on the CCC campuses. If you are interested in learning more, please contact a Curie HS Counselor or one of the City Colleges of Chicago.

Curie AVID Program Highlights... Senior Decision Day!

Our Senior AVID program participants celebrated their college decision with their cohort, counselor (Ms. Lopez), AVID Program Coordinator (Mr. Nguyen), and one of the AVID Elective teachers (Ms. Mariscal, not pictured). **The goal of Senior Decision Day is to recognize high school seniors for their post-secondary educational plans and encourage younger students and families to prepare early for post-secondary education.

Robert Morris TRIO Partnership

Our partnership with TRIO provides students with access to post-secondary exploration experiences, opportunities, and options.

Ms. Wilson, Dance Teacher, Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize!

Ms. Wilson was selected as of one of the 50 finalists from more than 30,000 nominations for the Global Teacher Prize, which is handed out by the Varkey Foundation. While at Curie, she has choreographed 18 musicals and 20 dance concerts. The final 50 nominees for the award are from 33 different countries, according to Varkey. The top 10 finalists will be announced in February 2018, with the winner crowned a month later at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai.

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Curie Metro High School At A Glance

  • 94% Students who agree or strongly agree that the curriculum at this school is focused on helping students get ready for college
  • 73% College Persistence rate; 13% above CPS average
  • award 4 Consecutive years beating the world average IB Diploma pass rate
  • 53% Graduates earning early college and career credentials
  • scholarship 89% Percent IB Diploma Programme Pass Rate
  • 59% College Graduation rate; 11% above CPS average
We strive for excellence!