Contact EMSA by Phone 9am – 5pm, M – F: (630) 254-4596
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THURSDAY, May 17, 2018
Launch Night – A Celebration for 2018/2019 Registered Families

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018
Artist Workshop for EMSA students with Side Street Studios. For more details...

EMSA is accepting wait list applications for the 2018/2019 school year.

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1_ExteriorPhoto courtesy of Mark B. Thompson Associates LLC. Architecture & Planning.

The WOW & WONDER in Learning!

Welcome to ELGIN MATH & SCIENCE ACADEMY Charter School (EMSA), a public charter school where students and teachers reach their highest potential through active exploratory learning and social responsibility!

The Elgin Math and Science Academy Charter School is a diverse and dynamic EL Education ( community dedicated to fostering each child’s unique potential through exemplary standards of character, academic achievement, and social responsibility.

EMSA brings the Wow & Wonder of Learning to students through a STEM public charter school. Our educational approach benefits children of all backgrounds, engages parents, community leaders and experts in support of student learning. Students dive deep into field work, project-based learning, and service through critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork.


On October 3, 2017, the Illinois State Charter School Commission voted to grant the appeal of EMSA’s Charter School Proposal.

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A big thank you also goes out to all of our volunteers, supporters, future families, and design team! EMSA looks forward to bringing the WOW & WONDER of EL Education to area families!

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