We are ChiArts. Chicago's first public arts high school.
The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArtsĀ®) develops the next generation of diverse, artistically promising scholar-artists through intensive pre-professional training in the arts, combined with a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum.

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Watch a virtual showcase from 2020-2021! FreeVerse features the most recent work from our five conservatories in one virtual production. Stay tuned for our 2021-2022 production calendar...

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Our Music Conservatory is thrilled to announce it's first place championship in Class A at the Illinois High School Association's Solo and Ensemble Competition for the third year in a row. ChiArts placed #1 in Band, #2 in Orchestra, and #3 in Voice, a three-peat!

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ChiArts alumni are pioneers. From millions of plays on Spotify, to touring with a dance company, to publishing their writing, to making art that challenges, to entertaining us on stage and screen, they are blazing new pathways in the arts. ChiArts alumni are also scientists, educators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers!

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