Art In Motion (AIM) is Chicago’s premier creative arts school. The AIM student experience is student-centered, arts-infused, and personalized for every learner! Our unique focus on the arts, culture and social emotional learning, coupled with the middle school to high school model holistically supports our students for a thriving future. Located on Chicago’s Southside, we nurture, celebrate, and share the creativity, culture, and originality of our vibrant students and community.

Enrollment is closed for 2019-2020 School Year 

Thank you for your interest in Art In Motion Creative Arts School. We have closed registration for the current school year.


9th grade Enrollment: 2020-2021 School Year

The application for incoming 9th graders for the 2020-2021 school year is available now within the GoCPS application system. Remember to make Art In Motion your #1 Choice school!

Important GoCPS Dates

9.16.19: Application account activation opens

9.30.19: Application period begins

12.6.19: Application period ends

Incoming 9th graders: we want to stay in touch with you! Add your name to our 9th grade mailing list below!


7th & 8th grade Enrollment: 2020-2021 School Year

The 7th grade and 8th grade transfer application for the 2020- 2021 school year is now available!

Important 7th and 8th Grade Application Dates

10.1.19: Application period opens

3.13.20: Application period ends

3.14.20: Lottery (if needed)


Join Us at an Open House to Learn More About Art In Motion! 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Now Hiring! Visit our Careers Page to apply to work for AIM!

Art is a way for us to learn about ourselves,
a way for us to learn how to express ourselves,
and a way for us to be ourselves.
— Common