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Lindbom Math & Science Academy
  
 
Lindblom Math & Science Academy is one of eleven selective enrollment Chicago public high schools, located in Englewood on Chicago's South Side. Lindblom is consistently rated one of the best high school in Illinois and was rated #8 best high school by Chicago magazine.

MISSION:
Lindblom is an inclusive, challenging and supportive community that empowers students to become compassionate leaders who understand, engage, and impact the world

"Belief' Pillars:
  • Be Inclusive
  • Be Challenged
  • Be Supportive
  • Be Empowered 
  • Be Leaders
  • Be Understanding
  • Be Engaged
  • Be Impactful

SCHOOL HOURS:
8:00 a.m. - 3:05pm 

EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT:
Lindblom offers a demanding college preparatory curriculum where all core courses are offered at the Honors or Advanced Placement level.  Students are offered opportunities beyond the traditional high school curriculum; therefore, there are high expectations for Lindblom students.

COLLOQUIUM:
Colloquium day consists of 4 flex periods, 1 colloquium period and an advisory period. Flex are support classes that students select weekly. Colloquium class explore topics that extend and expand the traditional classroom curriculum

DIVERSE LEARNERS:
Students are expected to access the same curriculum as their peers, though accommodations and/or support services on the IEP may be necessary.  The same curricular outcomes are expected for students with disabilities.  Therefore, the role to special education staff is to provide support which enable students to meet course standards.
 
ATHLETICS:
Lindblom offers a wide variety of athletics: football, cross country, soccer, swimming, golf, cheerleading, pom pon's, basketball, bowling, baseball, volleyball, 16" softball, track, wrestling, water polo, girls' rugby and tennis.
 
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Lindblom provides additional extra curricular activities: Academic Decathlon, Debate, Robotics, Art Club, Chess Club, Drama Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, Student Government, Yearbook, Math Team, ANIME Club, Chinese Club and Underwater Robotics
 
 ACADEMIC CENTER (7TH & 8TH Grade Program):
The Lindblom Academic Center program provides talented seventh and eighth grade students greater access to accelerated course work at the high school level.
 
  • Prepare students for a rigorous college work by taking Honors courses
  • Provides students with a solid foundation in mathematics taught in an extensive two-year integrated Algebra I course
  • Provide students with a laboratory-based science foundation, to include extensive use of the scientific method and in-depth experiments in a lab
  • Offers two unique languages: Mandarin Chinese and Arabic
  •  Only credits earned at an Academic Center can be accepted as high school level course credits
  • All academic  center students are provided with busing service.  Neighborhood elementary schools are designated pick-up and drop-off locations.  Some locations are walking distance and some require a short drive 
  • Extensive availability of teachers
  • On track students automatically accepted into Lindblom Math & Science High School (Selective Enrollment High School)

Lindblom's policy on admissions adheres to the policies and procedures set by the Chicago Public Schools' Office of Academic Enhancement. 

Process for the 2018 2019 is now closed.