5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Northside College Preparatory High School serves 1,061 students in grades 9-12.
Northside College Preparatory High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 97% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Northside College Preparatory High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Northside College Preparatory High School's student population of 1,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,061 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Northside College Preparatory High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Northside College Preparatory High School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 3655 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
20%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
29%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,061 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 97% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 1%)

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