Northside College Preparatory High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#36
College Readiness Index
93.3
Math Proficiency
3.6
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,053 Students
  • 62 Teachers

Northside College Preparatory High School
5501 NORTH KEDZIE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

Phone: (773) 534-3954

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

Northside College Preparatory High School's curriculum focuses on in-depth study of topics such as physics, constitutional law and technology. Computer science courses include Web and database design. Students can also choose from several language programs and more than 50 clubs and extracurricular activities. Most classes at Northside College Preparatory High School are honors and Advanced Placement courses, and students can participate in study abroad programs to enhance their learning.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#36
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#15
STEM Rank
#70

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,053
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 58%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 36%
Full-Time Teachers 62

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 99%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 93.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 110
Total Students 122,868
Proficient in Reading (district average) 27%
Proficient in Math (district average) 26%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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Nearby Schools

Northside College Preparatory High School is 1 of 110 schools in the Chicago Public Schools.

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