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

Sep 15th, 2015 | By

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

Welcome Back to School!

Sep 15th, 2015 | By

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.

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.

Dual Credit at Albizu Campos with City Colleges of Chicago

Jan 16th, 2015 | By

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

Please Consider Donating…

Jan 16th, 2015 | By

10696166_747507195344210_4448249019564095734_nHelp us continue to offer rewarding educational programs and activities to deserving students. Many donations are tax-deductible. Click here to learn more or to donate.

Principal’s Corner

Jan 15th, 2015 | By

Welcome 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!