Pilsen Community


Pilsen Community Academy’s location in the heart of Pilsen provides parents and students with access to a variety of neighborhood resources and organizations. Whether you’re looking for quality healthcare, training programs, libraries or public services, the list below is here to help you.

Public Libraries

Rudy Lozano Public Library

Rudy Lozano Branch is Pilsen’s neighborhood library. Located on the corner of 18th Street and Loomis, it offers computer and homework resources, along with Spanish-speaking materials.


Parent Resources

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers – Test Parent Resources

The PARCC assessments are designed to give schools and teachers more information to improve instruction. Moreover, PARCC is designed to let parents know how their child is progressing academically. The PARCC assessment will allow parents to engage in their child’s education by giving them more information about how their child is progressing in school.

Northwest Evaluation Association

The NWEA Parent Toolkit was created as a resource and guide for parents. It includes FAQs, tips for parents, and a list of websites for parents and kids.

ParentPowerChicago Resource Site

The mission of ParentPowerChicago is to equip parents throughout the Chicagoland area with the information, inspiration, support and resources they need to help their children succeed in school and in life. Through the PPC Resource Hub, parents can access a wide range of resources: tutoring and homework help, online teaching, mentoring, music and arts programs, sports and recreational activities and more.


IllinoisReportCard.com is your source for information about publicschools across Illinois. This new online school report card goes beyond test scores to present a complete view of your schools. The information here will help you be an informed partner in your child’s education.

Social & Emotional Learning Parent Toolkit

This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.


Neighborhood Resources

El Hogar del Niño

El Hogar del Niño seeks to be the leader in quality childhood education and services for striving families in need primarily in the Latino community.

Pilsen Wellness Center

The Pilsen Wellness Center provides holistic human services to individuals and families through culturally sensitive education, prevention, treatment, and recovery interventions to support family relationships, facilitate community empowerment, and stimulate economic development.

ACCESS Community Health Network

ACCESS offers a full range of comprehensive, quality health care services conveniently located right in your community.​

Alivio Medical Center

Alivio Medical Center is a bilingual, bicultural organization committed to providing access to quality cost-effective health care to the Latino community, the uninsured and underinsured, and not to the exclusion of other cultures and races. This mission is expressed through the provision of services, advocacy, education and research and evaluation provided in an environment of caring and respect.

Instituto Del Progreso Latino

Instituto Del Progreso Latino’s mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training and employment that fosters full participation in the changing United States society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.

Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Mujeres Latinas en Acción empowers Latinas through providing services which reflect their values and culture and being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives.