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School leader:  Joyce Dorsey Kenner
211 South Laflin St
Chicago, IL 60607

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(773) 534-7500
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese - Mandarin, French...
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross country...
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38 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a student · August 27, 2015
amazing passionate student body, great teachers, high expectations of students that are often met. These kids do great things before even going off to college.

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Submitted by a parent · April 02, 2014
Whitney Young High School is the premier high school in the city of Chicago. What makes WYHS unique? The STUDENTS! With over 2100 students from every neighborhood and every nationality in Chicago, WYHS provides an exceptional high school... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 26, 2013
My son has been a student here since 7th grade. What an amazing experience it has been for all of us. We have watched him grow, mature and just do great things at this school. He is now a Senior and the time has flown by so quickly, I can't thank... more

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Submitted by a community member · May 05, 2013
Whitney Young is the perfect high school for me. As an athlete with high expectations of academic rigor, Whitney meets my standards in multiple categories. I get to work alongside some of the smartest high school students in the nation, as well as... more

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Last modified: June 3, 2016
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