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Hours 7:55 am - 3:14 pm
School leader Barry Patrick Rodgers
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Orchestra
8
Languages
including: Latin
Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Cantonese
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Latin
Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
College_preparatory
Special schedule Block scheduling

Support

8
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 24% 4%
Hispanic 23% 24%
Black 7% 18%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 49%
Female 56% 49%
Male 44% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
14
Boys Sports
including: Golf
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Water polo
Diving
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
Diving
Girls sports (misc.) Poms

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Northside College Preparatory High School has strong parent and community involvment. We have two parent groups that support our school. Friends of Northside includes parents and community members who work to raise money for the school. We also have a Parent Network group who support our school through volunteerism. In addition we have a Local School Council that includes parents, community members, teachers, a student, and administration that work together to make NCP a great place to live and learn.
Students typically continue on to these schools University of Illinois-Champaign
  Universtiy of Chicago

Awards

Academic award #1 Public High School in the State of Illinois 2001- 2008
Year received 2008
Academic award Gold Medal School by US News and World Report 2007-2009
Year received 2009
Academic award State Champions in Latin for the Illinois Junior Classical Leabue (2004-2008)
Year received 2008

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Security personnel
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Filipino

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012