Benito Juarez Community Academy
, formerly Juarez High School, is a public high school
of the Chicago Public Schools
, located in the Pilsen
neighborhood. It is named for Mexican President Benito Juárez
Juarez has recently been expanded to include a campus, an auditorium, and athletic programs. Technology is integrated, and there are ten modern computer labs. Programs include Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Calculus, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature, European History, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art–Drawing, Studio Art 2-D Design, U.S. Government/Politics, and United States History. The school offers a variety of curricular options, including AVID; College Excel; Licensed Practical Nursing; Project Lead the Way; Transportation Academy; Police and Firefighter Training Academy; TV production; Work Experience Cooperative Education Program (WECEP), and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).