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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

Chicago Summer Legal Institute

Chicago Summer Legal Institute (8/6/18 - 8/10/18) (GEAR UP Partnership) Location: John Marshall Law School If you have thought about becoming a lawyer, learn what lawyers do. The Summer Legal Institute Program (SLI) is a one-week legal immersion program for high school students in Baltimore (MD), Chicago (IL), Detroit (MI), Indianapolis (IN), Los Angeles (CA), Twin Cities (MN), New Orleans (LA), Springfield (MA) and Washington (D.C.). "For many students, particularly students of color and those from low-income backgrounds, the path to law school or a successful legal career is not always clear. JTB works to illuminate that path by lighting the spark of recognition that it is possible to become a lawyer and a leader. That spark is “just the beginning” for our scholars and leaders." ~ Just the Beginning Learn about the path to law school. Registration is open. Public transportation passes are available.

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.

Upward Bound Summer Enrichment Program

Did you know that Upward Bound is an academic support services program funded through the U. S. Department of Education? Curie HS has a partnership with the Upward Bound program at Robert Morris University. Upward Bound is designed to identify and select qualified high school students who, with support, will enter and graduate from a four year college/university. The Upward Bound summer program, undoubtedly, one of the most influential components program. This six-week component is designed to expose the students to a college campus learning environment while they take academic preparation courses which are designed to give them a head start in school for the following school year. Check out the flyer for more information.

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.

Curie SPACE Artwork on Display

Our AP Government students will be sharing their postcards, driven by our partnership with MCA and regarding civic issues that they care about, with the public at a block party at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen this Saturday, May 12. Additionally, some of our students will have their postcards displayed for an exhibition at the Oak Park Art League this Friday, May 11 from 7pm-9pm. Our students will have a table there to share their postcards with the public as well -

Condor Community Partner Spotlight

On behalf of Condors everywhere, thank you for your generosity and support. Our "Learn. Plan.Succeed" Day raffle was successful because of your donations. Want to know more to about DeColores? Go to

Curie AVID Program Highlights... Chicago Scholars

Mariah Flores is an academically ambitious junior in Curie's Avid program who was recently welcomed to join Chicago Scholars. She was 1 of 1600 applicants. Chicago Scholars is a 7 year program offering assistance in navigating the complex transition into college, through college, and beyond to a career. Mariah plans to study engineering! #condorpride #curieavid

Condors in the News...

Congratulations to Curie Varsity Soccer who made it to the Top 8 in the city tournament! We lost to Whitney Young 2-0, but the team played amazing! You can read about it here:

Upcoming Events

Curie Senior Prom

Time: 7 PM – 11:30 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave
Jun 8

Senior Luncheon

Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
Location: Carnivale, 702 West Fulton Street
Jun 11

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!