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Morgan Park Academy
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Morgan Park Academy (MPA) is an independent, college preparatory school located on the south side of Chicago. Founded in 1873, the school has 160 students enrolled in upper school with small class sizes and a low student to teacher ratio. Graduates emerge asconfident young adults, original thinkers, and creative problem solvers.
The facilities include a theater, an art gallery, a library, a courtyard for outdoor events, and a field house (tennis courts, three gymnasiums, multi-purpose rooms, athletic fields).
SPORTS AND ARTS
MPA competes for league championships in 10 sports with other independent schools in the area. The Academy supports a child’s development of artistic expression, and encourages students to be lifelong supporters of the arts; many graduates go on to study the arts at exceptional universities like Berklee College of Music.
Morgan Park is a historic neighborhood of the city of Chicago. Located on the south side, it is about 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. The neighborhood has a number of parks and shopping available to international students.
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Al Hoffman, Jr.- former United States Ambassador to Portugal, former CEO of WCI Communities;
Albert E. Bennett - Illinois State Senator and lawyer;
Edward C. Eicher – former Congressman and former chief justice of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia;
Ellsworth B. Buck – former member of the US House of Representatives from New York;
Jason Ervin (Class of 1992), Alderman for Chicago’s 28th ward since 2011;
Maestro Harrell - professional singer and actor, best known for roles in The Wire and Ali;
Matt "Money" Smith - Sports radio personality;
Paula Newsome - actress best known for Barry (TV series);
Steven Rosengard - fashion designer, appeared on Project Runway
- Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 20 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size14
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
TOEFL Minimum65-85 (varies by grade)
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Diploma is offered for students who attend 2+ years
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