An accelerated school of choice for students who are 15-21 years old and are behind in their studies. The program offers an extended day, where students can earn up to 5 credits per semester and 10 credits per year. This allows students to graduate in 2.5 years or less. Excel Academy is dedicated to creating a challenging, academically rigorous, and safe environment for all students. Student Enrollment Form »
School District:Chicago Public School
Executive Director:Anthony Haley Jr., MSA
Principal/Academic Leader:Renee M. Carter
Director of Operations:Juan Jones
Director of SPED (DL):Yvette Bariffe
Academic Coordinator:Marquita Baskin
Team Leader/Student Services:Tirrell Taylor
Team Leader:Teandra Sweet
Type of School:Accelerated Alternative/Options High School
Best Transit Routes:6,71,75 (75th Street Bus),26 (Express),METRA Train (Exchange)
Year began as a Camelot School:2014
Age Range of Students:15-21
School Hours:7:50 AM-4:00 PM
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Excel Academy of South Shore
7530 S. South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL. 60649
Contact the school to find out specific dates and information
Feel free to stop by the campus to pick up student enrollment paperwork. Parents/Guardians should bring photo identification.
Students will need a copy of their most updated transcript.
Students must attend mandatory orientation prior to beginning school.
***Camelot Academic Coordinator can assist with transcripts as needed.
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