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  • 16:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • 100% Graduation Rate
  • 99% Attendance Rate
  • $125,000 In Scholarships last year

About Us

Our school vision is...
to position RCA as a thriving, viable, and sought-after neighborhood high school. 
Create a community of shared leadership in order to collectively set the course and path for advancing RCA.
​All RCA Warriors will grow and apply critical thinking skills using academic and project-based learning with a focus on decision making and problem-solving to prepare for post-secondary success and to affect positive change in their community, city, country, and world.  

Recent News

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Richards Outreach Efforts

In the run-up to this fall’s reopening, Richards Career Academy on Chicago’s South Side set out to reach 180 students the district had flagged as at risk of missing the school year’s start — here is how we did it.
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