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PACHS Team Open Call for Candidates for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

11133917_828733770554885_816532435953726259_oAre you PASSIONATE about education?
Are you COMMITTED to social change?
Do you BELIEVE learning should be connected to Culture and Community?
Do you yearn to INSPIRE young people to be critical thinkers and pursue Careers and College?
Are you a practitioner who wants to be CHALLENGED by collaborative colleagues?

Maybe YOU are a candidate for the ALBIZU CAMPOS H.S. TEAM!

The Abayarde News, June 2015 Edition

Jun 12th, 2015 | By

Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 1.06.43 PMCheck out June 2015 Edition of The Abayarde News, The Student Newspaper of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School! Students join the Instituto Abayarde’s “Mobile Journalism Unit” to snap photos, zap interviews, and capture the newest news. We put stories together quickly and shoot it back out as The Abayarde News!

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Seniors Ready for College and Career!

May 22nd, 2015 | By

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 1.24.50 PMAs we bring our school year to a close, seniors are gearing up for life after high school. With a college preparatory curriculum, our school expects for students to continue their education after high school either at a four year University, in a City College, or in a vocational training program. Before they leave however, our seniors are expected to defend their graduation with a research paper, Prezi presentation and Electronic Portfolio.

Honorable Toni Preckwinkle Visits Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School

May 12th, 2015 | By

DSCF0182Our students and staff welcomed a visit from the Cook County Board President. Not knowing exactly what to expect, our students prepared to extend both a warm “bienvenida” as well as share critical questions for our guest considering her role with key decisions related to the prisons and hospitals in Cook County.

PACHS Robotics Team 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition!

Apr 20th, 2015 | By

Screen Shot 2015-04-19 at 9.36.53 AMCongratulations to PACHS Students Vex Robotics Team for competing in this year’s 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition! After twenty-two weeks of hard work in our Instituto Abayarde after school program, eighteen students created and coded three fully functional robots to compete in the annual 2015 NEIU Upward Bound Vex Robotics Competition.

A School Built on Pride and Equality

Nov 13th, 2014 | By

_DSC0215 On Monday, November 3rd, special guests State Representative Greg Harris and State Representative Cynthia Soto visited our school to learn more about a special program that we have in place to support our students. Also in attendance were Jack Wuest, Executive Director of Alternative Schools Network (ASN), Marvin Garcia, President of our school’s Board of Directors, Martrice Manuel, Program Director of ASN, and Juan Calderon from the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. Following is the address given by Rosemary Clinton, one of our seniors, who spoke to the guests

PACHS Student Handbook 2014-2015

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By

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Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School welcomes families to the Parent Academy, launching the ’14-’15 school year with resources, access – and shared goals!

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By


On September 16th, parents, guardians and families gathered at “La Escuelita” for the first of the year-long program of monthly meetings that aim to strengthen the partnership between school and families — so crucial to the success of our students.

CPS releases official “Graduation Rate” of 97.8% for Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School!

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By

14191294500_467ee29296_oOur school just received notification from Chicago Public Schools that not only are we a top performing school, but that our official graduation rate was 97.8% for school year 2013-2014! Of course, this is a reflection of all of the hard work of our resilient student body, our exemplary staff and our extraordinary parents and community.

The Abayarde News Second Edition !!

Jun 9th, 2014 | By


Daniel Correa reviews Issue #2 of The Abayarde News, student newspaper of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School! Daniel is in the “Mobile Journalism Unit” that produces the paper, which was released at Graduation 2014, June 7th.

Download The Abayarde Second Edition HERE