Chicago Military Academy

Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville
3519 S. Giles Avenue


United States
Coordinates41°49′50″N 87°37′08″W / 41.8305°N 87.6190°W / 41.8305; -87.6190Coordinates:41°49′50″N 87°37′08″W / 41.8305°N 87.6190°W / 41.8305; -87.6190
School typePublic Secondary Military
OpenedAugust 24, 1999 (1999-08-24)
School districtChicago Public Schools
SuperintendentRichard W. Miller[1]
CEEB code140689[2]
Enrollment317 (2015-16)[5]
Campus typeUrban
Color(s)  Green
Athletics conferenceChicago Public League[3]
Team nameEagles[3]
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[4]

Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville is a public 4–year military high school located in the Bronzeville neighborhood located on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, in a building known as the Eighth Regiment Armory. The academy opened on August 24, 1999.[6] The Academy includes a mandatory Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) instructional component in addition to a four-year college preparatory curriculum.


Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville is a High School that offers many academic departments. Some of these courses are offered through the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) school, Advanced Placement (AP) courses, honors courses, Computer Science, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, IVHS, etc.



Service Organizations

Special Interest Organizations

  • Chess Club
  • Big Brother/Big Sisters
  • Bowling Club

Notable alummni

  • Stephanie Coleman (class of 2006) – Politician, City of Chicago alderman (16th ward).


  1. ^ "Mr. Richard W. Miller - Superintendent". Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  2. ^ "High School Code Search". College Board. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b c "Chicago (C. Military Academy-Bronzeville)". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). 31 December 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Institution Summary for Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville". AdvancED profile. North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  5. ^ "Chicago Public Schools: Chicago Military Academy". Chicago Public Schools. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  6. ^ Quintanilla, Ray (3 October 1999). "Bronzeville Academy Hit With Snag In U.S. Funding". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 25 July 2018.

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Entrance to Bronzeville military academy (Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville), 8th Regiment armory