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Welcome Back to School!

DSCF0012Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! Abayarde Scholars will enjoy a fun filled school year with opportunities for success. With the great academics, Instituto Abayarde After School Program, and field trips, Abayarde Scholars can expect the best from our team of educators.

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Albizu Campos Featured in the KET documentary Dropping Back In!!

Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 9.10.44 AMAlbizu Campos Featured in the KET documentary Dropping Back In. Airing on WTTW Prime, Dropping Back In examines the different pathways to achieving a high school diploma. Join Albizu Campos on Friday, September 11 at 3:45pm-5pm for a viewing party. RSVP and for more information, please contact Danette Sokacich, Principal, at

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10696166_747507195344210_4448249019564095734_nHelp us continue to offer rewarding educational programs and activities to deserving students. Many donations are tax-deductible


“El Maestro” to All Who Loved Him

Dr Alibuzu Campos
Our school is named after a very important person in Puerto Rican history. You can read a biography which was researched and created by one of our first Directors: click here to learn more about the man.

Dual Credit at Albizu Campos with City Colleges of Chicago

DSCF0007 (1)Starting this year, Albizu Campos will offer Dual Credit courses through a partnership with City Colleges of Chicago. Students enrolled in English 101, Speech, and Art Appreciation will receive high school credit and college credit. For more information, please email Lizzette Richardson at

Principal’s Corner

14374565311_1c2fd523f1_oWelcome to our school’s website! We are a school that prides itself on engaging students and staff in Social Transformation. Please take time to learn more about how we work to implement change with: Social Ecology and Urban Agriculture; Social Emotional Learning; Community Engagement; Portfolio Assessment; and meeting State Standards!


NALSAS Accredited, Juan Antonio Corretjer Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Alternative Schools Network (ASN), Youth Connection Charter Schools (YCCS)

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