Welcome to Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy! IHSCA, campus of Instituto del Progreso Latino, first opened its doors on August 2010 to 180 students. Founded by the Instituto del Progreso Latino, the Instiuto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA) is a charter high school that serves
Chicago-area youth, grades 9 through 12. At IHSCA, we prepare students for success in competitive colleges and universities.
IHSCA offers a college preparatory and health sciences curriculum. This means that IHSCA offers all the courses that is needed to prepare students for college, including language arts, mathematics, computers, and English and Spanish.Through intensive remediation, IHSCA students are progressing academically at almost twice the rate of the average student in the Chicago Public School system in English, Reading and Science. At the Sophomore level, students at IHSCA are scoring significantly higher than their counterparts across the city in Science.