UChicago Charter School – North Kenwood Oakland (NKO)

Grades Currently Served CPS Rating
PK - 5 Level 1

The UChicago Charter School’s North Kenwood/Oakland campus is named after and located at the juncture of the South Side neighborhoods of North Kenwood and Oakland, historic communities formed by African Americans and others seeking a better life, including high quality educational opportunities for their children. In 2008, North Kenwood/Oakland was honored as the recipient of the Illinois State Federation of Community Schools’ Dimon Distinguished Community Schools Award.
North Kenwood/Oakland’s academic approach is distinguished by a whole child approach that focuses on teaching the values of self-control, teamwork, integrity, commitment, and kindness; a school culture of high academic achievement, featuring rigorous instruction and a curriculum based on research and best practices; committed and skilled educators who guide and inspire students to excel and so much more.