Welcome to Harlan Community Academy High School's website, where our Vision is to Educate, Empower, and Encourage (E3) all students to reach their full potential.   

Harlan Academic Center

Top Ten Reasons to Choose Harlan

  1. AVID National Demonstration Site, the first general enrollment school in the US to earn this distinction.
  2. $3 million in college scholarships was awarded to the 2013 Graduating class.
  3. Citywide Gifted Academic Center Program for 7th and 8th grades.
  4.  IT Magnet Programs, including Web Design, Game Design, and Pathway To Engineering™ 
  5. Advanced Placement Classes Offered: Literature, Language Arts, Chemistry, Human Geography, Statistics, World History, Goverment
  6. Athletic Successes - 2011 City Championship in Boy's Baseball, and Indoor Girl's Track & Field
  7. After School Programs  featuring After School Matters, Marching Band, and Chicago Debate League Conference Champions.
  8. Study Abroad Opportunities recently in Chile and Nicaragua.
  9. Business Partners: IL Department of Transportation, DeVry University, Chicago State University, IL Road and Transportation, Infrastructure Engineering, and Northrop Grumman, Metropolitan Family Services
  10. Alumni Support and distinguished legacy 

News and Announcements

Semester 1 Report Card Distribution/ Pick up ATTENTION RESCHEDULED
Semester 1 Report Cards
Parent Newsletter Harlan Community Academy High School
Have a happy and safe holiday season from the Staff and Students at Harlan Community Academy High School.
Falcons Parents Newsletter October 2014
Harlan newsletter
Come to the Harlan Back to School Night 9/24/2014 at 5:00 PM
Harlan IS Possible!
Harlan IS Possible to Educate, Empower and Encourage all students to reach their full potential.
Educational experiment: College-level humanities at Chicago public high school
Clemente program comes to Harlan
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Upcoming Events

School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Apr 3
School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Apr 10
Local School Council Meeting
Date: Apr 14
Time: 5:45 PM
Location: Harlan Community Academy High School Principal Conference Room 9652 South Michigan Ave Chicago, Illinois 60628 773-535-5400
Parent Advisory Council ( PAC)
Date: Apr 15
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: HCAHS Library
School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Apr 17

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