Freedom of Information Act

To comply with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), all charter schools are required to make available the following information:

School Purpose

Utilizing a blended instructional approach that includes both virtual and face-to-face instruction, as well as a comprehensive, rigorous curriculum, Chicago Virtual Charter School (CVCS) strives to empower every student to flourish as an individual and citizen in a diverse, global society.

Chicago Virtual Charter School is a public charter school under the Renaissance 2010 Project of the Chicago Public Schools, a special project of former Mayor Richard M. Daley.  As charter school, CVCS is subject to the rules and regulations of the Illinois State Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools. 

Total Operating Budget:


Number of Employees for the 2016–2017 School Year

  • Full-time:  43
  • Part-time:  1

FOIA Officer:

   Farland Jenkins

Number of Campuses

Chicago Virtual Charter School has one (1) campus located at:

Merit School of Music
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Board of Directors

View the current Board of Directors