Welcome To

Eric Solorio Academy

A Proud Chicago Public School


The Solorio Difference

We are proud to offer an exceptional educational experience that goes beyond what you might expect from a typical neighborhood school. From our rigorous curriculum and comprehensive college readiness programs to our highly competitive sports teams, to our wide variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, you will be pleasantly surprised at the resources and opportunities Solorio has to offer right in your own backyard.

what we offer for our students

STEM Pathways

Fine Arts Program

AP & Dual Credit Courses

Post Secondary Support

Rigorous Core Subjects

State-of-the-art Athletic Facilities

Cluster Programs

Abundance of Sports Clubs

Laura Vaca

Ms. Vaca

STEM Coordinator

"We Are Such A Vibrant Community"

"...Solorio is the school that never sleeps! There's always something going on; academics, athletics, debate, choir, music, there's always something happening in this building.”

Solorio Facts


Gage Park on the Southwest Side of Chicago, Illinois




Sun Warrior





Student Teacher Ratio




We are a STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) school that offers challenging academic programs in all core subjects, including a revered fine arts program.



Take AP & Dual Enrollment classes or earn an associate's degree in computer science while still in high school! Also, learn to navigate the college application process, while exploring options for your postsecondary life.

System of


By providing a variety of resources and interventions, Solorio is committed to meeting the needs of all students, regardless of their academic, social-emotional, or socio-economic background.

Elise Scarbeary

“I feel like there's just like a layered system of support for students that they might not feel at other schools. They feel visible. It's really hard for students to go through the whole day without adults checking in with them.”

- Ms. Scarbeary, Social Sciences Teacher


Voice & Choice

At Solorio, student input is valued. Committee members actively participate in decision-making by identifying areas for improvement and proposing solutions, enhancing the school's culture and climate for all.

Experienced &

Dedicated Faculty

Our highly experienced and dedicated teachers are experts in their subject matter, passionate about teaching, and committed to creating a positive and inclusive learning environment.



All classrooms and learning spaces are top-notch and include;

  • Makerspace
  • STEM lab
  • Art Studio
  • Music Room
  • Weight Room
  • Cardio Room
  • Football Field with Lights
Sandra Ramirez-Callahan

“Our building is very beautiful! There are a lot of windows and green plants everywhere. My favorite spot is the second floor atrium, it feels like a cafe. It's gorgeous up there.”

– Ms. Ramirez, Solorio Staff Member


“I love the building. There is color and art everywhere that reflects who we are culturally as a community and that makes our kids feel like they are welcome here and like this school is part of their home.”

– Jacqueline, Solorio Parent 

Is Solorio The Place For You?

Solorio is the place where students discover the person they are meant to be. 

Click on the button below and discover why Solorio is the school for you!