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 Olive-Harvey Middle College High School

Matthew Trujillo

Our Vision                   

The Vision of Olive-Harvey Middle College is to produce life-long scholars who are confident, independent, and proactively committed to the advancement of their future endeavors and betterment of the community.               

Our Mission                 

The mission of Olive-Harvey Middle College High School is to provide a personalized and positive academic experience to ensure that students are prepared for college and/or vocational careers by:                   

  • ​Embracing diversity of people and perspectives
  • Establishing community partnerships to provide unique educational opportunities
  • Teaching students to make informed decisions to ensure they are socially responsible
  • Providing personalized academic pathways to ensure student success
  • Providing support services to ensure academic success

Our Core Values                   

  • Decency
  • Dignity
  • Diligence
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 In order to enroll in Olive-Harvey Middle College, you must complete an online application and submit the documents listed below. When registering, you will be asked to select the top three schools from the YCCS network​; make Olive-Harvey your first choice.  Once you complete the application you will be contacted by the registrar.  If you would like to check on your enrollment status, please contact Ms. Strothers @ 773 291-6350.            
  • ​Birth Certificate 
  • Immunization Records
  • Previous School Release/Status
  • Pr​oof of Chicago Residence
  • Transcript

​We Design a Program For You               

Olive-Harvey Middle College works with you to provide a flexible schedule that meets your needs, through a School-to-Work Program or Dual Enrollment plan, we work with you, for you.               

Graduation Requirements                

Olive-Harvey Middle College is independently accredited through AdvancEd and the State of Illinois.  In order to meet graduation requirements, you must complete courses in the following areas for a total of 21 credits:

4 – Language Arts
3 – Math
3 – Science
3 – Social Studies
1 – Fine Arts

​​2 – Foreign Language
1 – PE/Health
2– Electives
1 – Career Education
0.5 – Consumer Education
0.5 – Computer Literacy  

Additional Requirements            

  • Complete 40 hours of community service
  • Pass PL-195 (the U.S. Constitution Test
  • Take the SAT Exam
Dual Enrollment   

Students who meet attendance and academic requirements have the opportunity to enroll in college classes at no cost to you.               


Olive-Harvey Middle College believes in supporting you well after graduation.  As a senior and with the assistance of your advisor, you will create a post-secondary plan that includes the completion of FAFSA, college or trade school applications, scholarship applications and acceptance letters.




Faculty & Staff

Administrative and Support Staff:                 

​Principal: Matthew Trujillo –               

Administrative Assistant: Sheryl Swope-DuPree –          

Project Secretary: Kim Gray –                  

Registrar: Richelle Strothers –          

Instructional Staff:

Allen Hartwell –                  

Debra Lawrence –                 

Kathryn Harper –                  

Lawanda Mahomes –         

Maria Hernandez –                  

Michellese Harvey –         

Odukoya Olawale –           

Renard Lewis –         

Vilesha Hale –            

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Contact Information

(773) 291-6518
(773) 291-6131
10001 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago , IL 60628
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8:00 am to 3:40 pm


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