Our family of schools provide a continuum of education, from birth through the eighth grade, paired with immersive support for the whole family.
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We provide a high-quality education for scholars, paired with comprehensive support services for their families, such as food pantries, counseling, and parenting workshops.
We enroll children and families in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin, Logan Square and Uptown neighborhoods. The average annual income for a Christopher House family is less than $19,000.
The University of Chicago’s 5Essentials Survey gave Christopher House the highest possible ranking in all 5 categories—finding our model 10 times more likely to increase student learning.
100% of Christopher House families are assigned a family advocate and receive parenting workshops, on-site food pantries, and social work services, including counseling.
86% of Christopher House preschoolers were found kindergarten-ready—4 times the average for low-income children across Illinois.
We offer a high-quality, personalized
continuum of education from six weeks
through the eighth grade. We also offer
after school and parent education.
All parents receive education and resources
needed for success, including an assigned
family advocate, parenting workshops, food
pantries, and counseling.
We annually track more than 60 metrics
to ensure our decisions are
data-informed and best serving our
children and families.