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The WOW & WONDER in Learning!

Welcome to the Elgin Math and 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.


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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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