Legal Prep Charter Academies
Founded in 2012 and located on 4319 W. Washington Boulevard, Legal Prep Charter Academy offers a free, legal-themed college preparatory education for students in West Garfield Park and Chicago's West Side. Through a rigorous curriculum and culture of high expectations, Legal Prep empowers its students to achieve their full potential and prepares them for success in college and life.
Legal Prep uses its unique law themed curriculum and culture of high expectations to cultivate compassion, self-motivation, and reflection in young adults who will be prepared to succeed at outstanding four-year colleges and universities. Our students will use their academic and civic education to grow in their professional careers, be advocates for disadvantaged communities, and positively impact our society.
Students at Legal Prep develop the skills that all great lawyers possess: excellent written and oral communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and advocacy. Whether students go on to pursue a career in law or in another field, the skills that they learn at Legal Prep prepare them for success in college, career, and beyond.
- Report Card Pick Up
Friday, November 7
- College Financial Aid Workshop
Tuesday, November 25
- Legal Prep Prospective Students Open House
Thursday, December 4
Saturday, December 13
Legal Prep in the News
- October 1, 2013 - Illinois Network of Charter Schools features Legal Prep parents in their community engagement video
- July 1, 2013 - Chicago Lawyer Feature Legal Prep students in annual diversity issue
- January 4th, 2013 - Foley & Lardner Partner Profiles Their Experience with Legal Prep in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
- November 28, 2012 - Chicago Tribune's feature story on Legal Prep
- July 1, 2012 - Chicago Lawyer features Legal Prep in annual Diversity Issue