Why Wells
Your child deserves one of the finest educations at one of the best neighborhood high schools in Chicago. We aim to inspire your child to reach new heights. It will be clear to all who they meet that they have developed a well-rounded world view, are respectful, kind and committed. Learning with us will open doors for them when they go out into the world.

Our commitment is to encourage every student to achieve the highest academic standard in all that they do. Our academic program ensures that students are challenged to learn. They are taught the importance of practice, perseverance and determination to succeed. Our students achieve this within a safe and supportive environment, in which they are inspired to become purposeful, life-long learners.

Our students are supported in reaching their highest level of personal achievement through good learning habits, self-discipline, and a strong sense of responsibility. Our staff places a strong emphasis on the importance of academic excellence and civic engagement. We give recognition for hard work and commitment in all areas of school life and encourage students to develop their individual strengths and interests.

Our school makes a positive contribution to the local community and we feel that we have been successful in creating a learning environment that promotes knowledge and understanding of diverse cultural backgrounds, belief systems, and global issues.

Upon leaving our school, our students are confident, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for the next stage of their education and their role in a challenging, demanding and rapidly changing world.


Michael Stosek