Catalyst – Circle Rock

Grades Currently Served CPS Rating
K - 8 Level 2+

Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School is a dynamic, vibrant school in the Austin neighborhood in Chicago. Catalyst Circle Rock’s mission is to provide a college-preparatory and values-based education that allows scholars to thrive academically and social-emotionally. At Catalyst Maria, a child is holistically educated by a school community committed to “teaching minds and touching hearts.” This mission aims to nurture well-rounded scholars with bright academic, professional, and personal futures that will become change agents for their communities and world.
Scholars are provided with a rigorous academic curriculum, with an emphasis on balanced literacy, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education, and frequent exposure to technology. Scholars learn social-emotional skills through targeted instruction around positive character traits and values, which scholars and staff embody in their daily interactions.