Frequently Asked Questions

Drive Up Enrollment

Due to COVID-19, we are now offering drive up enrollment by appointment.

Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy | Grades 7-12

3663 S. Wabash Ave.

Please look for a sign on 36th St. near the main entrance of the school.

Curbside Appointment Link: https://doodle.com/poll/tugv3a43k2astppx

 

Rodney D. Joslin Campus | Grades 6-12

1930 S. Archer Ave.

Please pull into the parking lot and park near the sign close to the main entrance.

Curbside Appointment Link: https://doodle.com/poll/q5cfnm3d4hbpa7w5

 

Perspectives Leadership Campus | Grades 6-12

8522 S. Lafayette St.

Please pull into the parking lot and park near the sign close to the main entrance.

Curbside Appointment Link: https://doodle.com/poll/ky5vwidxquyekcri

What is A Disciplined Life®?

A Disciplined Life® is a culture we create through our set of 26 principles, CORE5 practices, and SEL curriculum.

Learn more here: A Disciplined Life®

How many campuses do you have?

We have five campuses – one in South Loop (Joslin), one in Bronzeville (MSA) and three in our brand new campus located on 85th & Dan Ryan Expressway (PMA, Tech and PLA). 

How much are student instructional fees? What do they cover?

Student fees cover: annual instructional fees, ten field studies per year, out-of-area trips, college tours, some after school programs, the student’s 8th and 12th grade graduation and luncheon ticket, student’s first school ID, lock for their locker and student planners.

When does the school year start?

The first day of school is August 19, 2019

What are school hours?

Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-3:20pm

Friday, 8:00am-1:00pm

Do you wear uniforms? What are they?

Yes. All students wear khaki pants, black belt and black shoes. Each school has their own specific color of polo shirts. In some cases, students are allowed to wear other Perspectives gear such as sweatshirts, fleece pullovers and other spirit-wear.

Does Perspectives provide transportation?

No. Many students travel by public transportation, some are dropped off and others live close enough to walk to school.

Do you have sports teams and other extracurricular activities?

Yes. See all our offerings here: After School Enrichment and Athletics