Northside College Preparatory High School

5501 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
10/
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Top 1%
Serving 1,027 students in grades 9-12, Northside College Preparatory High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,027 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in IL)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 94% (Top 1%)
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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 1,027 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,027 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Northside College Preparatory High School ranks within the top 1% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Northside College Preparatory High School is 0.75, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#2 out of 3426 schools
(Top 1%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Northside College Preparatory High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
94%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
90%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Northside College Preparatory High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
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White
35%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northside College Preparatory High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.75
This chart displays the diversity score of Northside College Preparatory High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥99%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Northside College Preparatory High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northside College Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northside College Preparatory High School's ranking?
Northside College Preparatory High School is ranked #2 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Northside College Preparatory High School often compared to?
Northside College Preparatory High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Payton College Preparatory High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Northside College Preparatory High School?
The graduation rate of Northside College Preparatory High School is 99%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Northside College Preparatory High School?
1,027 students attend Northside College Preparatory High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Northside College Preparatory High School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northside College Preparatory High School?
Northside College Preparatory High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Northside College Preparatory High School offer ?
Northside College Preparatory High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Northside College Preparatory High School part of?
Northside College Preparatory High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is Northside College Preparatory High School located?
Northside College Preparatory High School is located in the North Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 5 other public schools located in North Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,027 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 94% (Top 1%)
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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