Sunday 23rd of April 2017    

Welcome to the CSW Career Academy


Is Community Services West Career Academy High School an Alternative High School?

No, CSWCA is a Contract High School funded through the Chicago Public Schools.

What are the requirements to enroll in CSWCA High School?

Students must be between the ages of 16 and 21 and have earned at least 10 high school credits towards their Chicago Public High School Diploma.

What are the requirements to graduate from CSWCA High School?

Students that attend CSW Career Academy High School are held to the same academic minimums of all Chicago Public High School students.

  • 4 - Years English
  • 3 - Years Math
  • 3 - Years Science
  • 3 - Years Social Studies/Science
  • 2 - Years Foreign Language (Online Courses)
  • 2 - Years Physical Education
  • 1 - Year Music
  • 1 - Year Art
  • 5 - Elective Credits
  • 40 - Service Hours


When I graduate, will I receive a regular high school diploma?

Yes, upon completion of all requirements, students are awarded the high school diploma issued through Chicago Public Schools.

What does the Culinary Arts program consist of?

The culinary program is a designed as a Chef Training program under the direction of a Washburne Culinary Institute trained Chef.

Does the school offer an internship program upon completion of the culinary program?

Upon completion of the culinary program, school staff assist students in transitioning to post-secondary education, internships and job placement in the food-service and hospitality industries. Many of our students are attending college (Aurora University, Tennessee State University, Wilberforce University, Robert Morris University) and others have joined the workforce (Gateway Foundation, McDonald's Corporation, Mariano's, Chef Luciano's, Chartwells and many more...)


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