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About Us

The Academy for Global Citizenship is a Chicago Public Charter School, located on the underserved Southwest side of Chicago. Our innovative and holistic approach to education aims to foster systemic change and inspire the way society educates our future generations. We are producing a replicable model for learning in the 21st century, including the construction of a net-positive energy campus.

Our Mission

AGC develops mindful leaders who take action both now and in the future to positively impact their communities and the world beyond.


Our Vision

AGC will ignite a movement to create a better world. We will transform our educational systems by being an incubator of innovation.

Using a foundation of academic knowledge and global-mindedness each student will create a life of possibility and contribute to a more peaceful and just society.

Our History


The AGC Roots

  • Serving the whole child

  • Modeling academic excellence

  • Developing inquirers

  • Cultivating international awareness

  • Fostering environmental stewardship

  • Facilitating collaboration within the community

The Academy for Global Citizenship offers a relevant, engaging and challenging educational program for all children. Every child is held accountable for achieving rigorous academic standards. Our inquiry-based learning curriculum provides an opportunity for learners to construct meaning through concept-driven units of study. Students become environmentally and internationally minded by learning how their choices impact their community and ultimately the world. The Academy for Global Citizenship places an emphasis

on the total growth of the developing child by addressing social, physical, linguistic, emotional and cultural needs in addition to academic development. As a community of learners; professionals, families, and teachers work collaboratively to ensure the learning environment supports high achievement.

AGC respects and embraces the innate curiosity of children, the natural systems of the world and the responsibility to make positive change.


“At AGC, Maximiliano is receiving the fundamental building blocks for becoming a culturally-versed, creative, engaged, passionate, socially and environmentally conscious, imaginative and critical thinker.”

– ANDREW KUDELKA, AGC FATHER

Our Locations

The academy for global citizenship: MAIN CAMPUS

4647 West 47th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60632
773.582.1100

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THE academy for global citizenship: ANNEX CAMPUS

4941 West 46th Street
Chicago ILLINOIS 60638
773.582.1100

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