We will provide every student –regardless of their zip code—an opportunity to achieve their fullest academic and artistic potential. Students will receive the social and emotional supports necessary to exceed challenging academic and creative arts standards in a personalized learning environment.

Chicago native, Oscar and Grammy award-winning artist, author, and activist COMMON, along with community development champion, New Life Covenant Church Southeast, and innovative school design experts, Distinctive Schools, have partnered to bring this vision of holistic learning to a community much in need of this well-spring.

We will begin with a student population of 200, consisting of 100 students in 7th and 8th grade. The Chicago Public Schools approved charter includes graduating our first high school class by 2024. At capacity, AIM will serve 900 students in 7th - 12th grade.

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Art In Motion Creative Arts School



We will provide every student –regardless of their zip code—an opportunity to achieve their fullest academic and artistic potential. Students will receive the social and emotional supports necessary to exceed challenging academic and creative arts standards in a personalized learning environment.

Chicago native, Oscar and Grammy award-winning artist, author, and activist COMMON, along with community development champion, New Life Covenant Church Southeast, and innovative school design experts, Distinctive Schools, have partnered to bring this vision of holistic learning to a community much in need of this well-spring.

We will begin with a student population of 200, consisting of 100 students in 7th and 8th grade. The Chicago Public Schools approved charter includes graduating our first high school class by 2024. At capacity, AIM will serve 900 students in 7th - 12th grade.