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Acero Schools


Acero's Athletics leverages participation in sports to improve academic outcomes, teach valuable life lessons, engage parents and build community. Athletic programming is rooted in the Acero's mission and supports Acero's approach by:

  • Advancing Acero's culture of high academic expectations
  • Challenging students to achieve excellence both on and off the field
  • Challenging parents to actively engage in the lives of their children and Acero
  • Promoting positive character development
  • Building community through sports

Acero Athletics is built on a foundation of structure, discipline and high expectations ̶ integrating academics and athletics to set the standard for the network in scholarship and citizenship.



Acero Athletics is fortunate to partner with the following organizations in support of athletic programming:

  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Northwestern University Athletics
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Institute for Sports Medicine
  • Sports Challenge Leadership Academy (Strive)
  • Girls on the Run

If you are interested in becoming a community partner, email [email protected]