Our Partners

CICS works with a number of organizations to enhance the education and overall experience for our scholars.  We currently have a wide array of programs in our schools, with collaborative partner organizations focused on college readiness, mentorship, academic supports and enrichment, athletics, and more.

Thank you to the individuals & organizations who give their time and resources to provide additional support and services to our nearly 9,000 CICS Scholars & their families, and to our over 500 teachers and staff members. With our partners, CICS is working to support Every Child, Every Day.

If you are an organization or individual looking to partner with one or many of our 16 campuses, please contact us at 312-651-5000.

Professional and Community Development

Chicago Children's Museum
Common Sense Media 
Dominican University
Family Focus 
Glencoe PTO 
Golden Apple Foundation 
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
Museum of Science & Industry 
Pain to Power 
Parent Power Chicago
Promethean & Polyvision 
United Neighborhood Organization 

Student Enrichment Programming

Chicago District Tennis Association
Civic Leadership Foundation
Cushman and Wakefield
Future Founders Foundation 
Mindful Practices
Museum of Science & Industry
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship 
Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Positive Coaching Alliance 
PCA Development Zone
Pritzker-Traubert Family Foundation
Schuler Scholar Program
USTA National
USTA Midwest Section
Wilson Racquet Sports
Youth Guidance

College Preparatory Programs

American Heart Association 
Calm Classroom
Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Debate League
Chicago Run 
Chicago Scholars 
Common Threads 
Communities in Schools of Chicago 
Digital Youth Network
Friends of CICS Tennis 
Illinois College Access Network (ICAN) 
Juvenile Protective Association
LEAP Learning Systems
LJM Partners 
One Goal
Open Books 
Pass with Flying Colors 
Project Exploration 
Ravinia Festival 
Teach for America  Intonation Music Workshop 
True to Life Foundation 
University of IL Extension 
University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine 
Union League Boys & Girls Club 

Partner Profile: Piedmont Realty

Thank you to Piedmont Realty for hosting five CICS Northtown Academy interns for the last two weeks! Since summer 2010, Piedmont Realty has offered three to five internship opportunities to our students at CICS Ralph Ellison and CICS Northtown Academy as a way for them to have exposure to realty and architecture in the city.

Read More



Give Now