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Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A

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Northside College Preparatory High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,090 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 97% in reading.

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5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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School District
Chicago Public Schools

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
97%
Percent Proficient - Math
94%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1380
392 responses
Average ACT
31
540 responses
AP Enrollment
59%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$60,752
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,059
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$317,750
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 70 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 70 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 272 responses
  • I-Day
    19%
  • Colloquium
    18%
  • Cubby Walk
    13%
  • Off-Campus Lunch
    10%
  • Sports Senior Days
    8%
  • Dance Show
    7%
  • Pep Rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,090
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 78 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 78 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 78 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,302
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 94 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 94 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 94 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$15,409 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 98 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 99 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 99 responses

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