Acero Schools


Acero Schools is an urban, non-profit charter school network serving a high percentage of bilingual students. With a focus on innovation and sharing best practices, the network takes a team-based approach to developing high performing schools. Using proven educational models for social emotional learning, personalized learning and data-driven and differentiated instruction, Acero Schools has a customized approach for each individual school to best meet the needs of students.

Acero Schools are tuition free and serve 7,500 Chicago students and their families through 12 elementary schools, two high schools and one K-12 school.

Demographics for Chicago Schools in Network

  • Black 4%
  • Hispanic 94%
  • White 1%
  • Other 1%
  • Low Income 89%
  • Special Education 12%
  • Limited English 48%