GEMS World Academy-Chicago

Chicago, Ill.


350 E. South Water St.
Chicago, Ill. 60601


Students at GEMS World Academy-Chicago are immersed in a technology-rich, global learning environment. Innovative teaching, dedicated parent engagement programs, and challenging International Baccalaureate curriculum successfully prepares students to achieve their full potential as global citizens and leaders of the future. Recognized as the pre-eminent external examination by leading universities around the world, the International Baccalaureate is an inquiry-based learning model that emphasizes academic excellence and co-curricular enrichment.

Unique Programs of Study
GEMS Education's global network of schools links thousands of children across four continents and provides countless opportunities for active participation in studies that expand knowledge, broaden experience with other cultures, and inspire excitement and curiosity.

Students have access to Chicago's deep global and cultural resources as part of reality driven curriculum and learning programs that encourage development of divergent thinking and leadership abilities in and out of the classroom.

Extra Curricular Programs
Structured learning and leadership opportunities beyond the classroom are offered in a range of diverse subjects and activities such as: foreign language, technology, philosophy, music, drama, mentorships, internships, chess, climbing, fencing, swimming, and squash.

Campus and Facilities
Surrounded by Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, and Millennium Park, GEMS World Academy-Chicago is located in the Lakeshore East residential community. Designed as two buildings with shared facilities in a bright and spacious campus, each features a multitude of amenities and learning enhancements.

Attend an Open House
To make a reservation, please call 312-300-6658 or visit us at

GEMS World Academy-Chicago is the first K-12 school in the U.S. from award-winning educator GEMS Education.


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