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Why GEMS World Academy Chicago?

Education that Extends Beyond Four Walls

At GEMS World Academy Chicago, our passionate teachers treat Chicago as an extension of the classroom, and our program is housed in some of the most cutting-edge facilities in the city. With an emphasis on world languages and local and global citizenship, we offer an education that inspires new perspectives and cultivates the change agents of tomorrow.


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Teachers With
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International Baccalaureate Through a Local Lens

GEMS World Academy Chicago is an IB World School. The IB is recognized worldwide for rigorous instruction, critical thinking, an emphasis on active, global citizenship, and inquiry-based learning.

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It’s an honor being a GEMS parent and seeing my son experience the world face-to-face in his education.

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We put a lot of time and research into finding the best possible school environment for our daughter, and every day confirms that we made the right choice by choosing GEMS World Academy.

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