SMO Partners

CICS supports and develops a unique portfolio of diverse learning models in partnership with school management organizations (SMO) that join our network for the opportunity to autonomously design, launch and manage innovative school models.

CICS' mission is to create a vibrant network of diverse Chicago charter schools that enables students to thrive every day, puts them on a path to success in college and life, and empowers entrepreneurial educators to pursue excellence through innovation. This RFP seeks to identify a high-quality school operator that will meet the unique needs of our students, to begin operation of the CICS Lloyd Bond, CICS Longwood and CICS Loomis Primary Campuses for the upcoming School Year 2024.  

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The mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

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The mission of ReGeneration Schools is to ensure that all children have equal access to high quality, college preparatory education.

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Civitas Education Partners aims to provide teams and students with an exceptional experience rooted in high expectations for student achievement and civic responsibility.

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