Hyde Park Career Academy is operated by Chicago Public Schools. Based in Chicago, the academy is a general high school that has been serving students since 1890. It offers a variety of programs, including the international baccalaureate diploma and education-to-careers programs. The school implements a personalized, student-centered and technology-based curriculum as per individual child s requirements. Hyde Park Career Academy provides instruction in a wide range of areas, such as performing and visual arts, computer technology, architectural drafting, carpentry and computer science. The academy also provides instruction in culinary arts, information processing, software applications, and radio and television. It offers honors classes for qualified students. Its advanced placement classes are offered in biology, calculus, English language and composition, government and politics, physics and American history. The academy also offers an advanced honors program.