About Us

Our History

In 2008, leadership from Instituto del Progreso Latino (Instituto) began exploring the idea of creating a new high school that could help serve Chicago’s pressing need for high quality education within urban communities. Through the spirit of partnership, Instituto began to communicate this vision with stakeholders in high demand industries. The end result was the creation of the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA), a new charter high school that will serve 600 youth, grades 9 to 12 from Chicago communities, and pave the way for the next generation doctors, nurses, informatics professionals and bio-technicians.

Chicago Public Schools Baxter MCHC National Louis University Rush University Medical Center University of Illinois Chicago
                                                 2520 S. Westerm Ave. Chicago, IL 60608         773.890.8020        Email: ihscacareers@idpl.org