The Academy at a Glance

Our program prepares young people to assume the highest levels of leadership in business and society.

Program summary

Over a fourteen year journey, we guide students through intense interdisciplinary exploration of business, justice and leadership. Programming at the Academy is rigorous, personalized and cumulative. We reinforce core skills that accelerate academic progress, putting students on track to reach ambitious educational and career milestones.


  • 5-week intensive summer program
  • Saturday Chicago expeditions
  • Year-round individualized support in literacy and mathematics
  • Project Based Learning
  • 5-week intensive summer program, arts and design, science and robotics seminars
  • Fitness
  • Saturday adventures
  • Year-round individualized support in literacy and mathematics
  • 5-week intensive summer program featuring mini-MBA business and leadership seminars (Harvard Business School Cases)
  • Year round personalized advising and expeditionary learning
  • Access to world class business leaders and mentors
  • Paid Summer Internships
  • Year round personalized advising and college persistence support
  • Access to world class business leaders and mentors