Chicago International Charter School (CICS) – Ralph Ellison

Grades Currently Served CPS Rating
9 - 12 Level 2

CICS Ralph Ellison is a college preparatory high school making a difference in the lives of students on the South Side of Chicago. The school supports the development of its young people in a safe, caring, and challenging environment. CICS Ralph Ellison sets and maintains high expectations for its students, parents, and faculty, and it challenges the entire school community to live by the motto Be Visible. Over the four-year college preparatory experience, students develop the intellectual skills, cultural competence, belief in self, and engagement in community necessary for success in school, college, the workplace, and life with a focus on social justice.