|About||Welcome to the official Facebook page of Northside College Preparatory High School, a selective enrollment Chicago Public School. Go Mustangs!|
We are a diverse community striving for excellence so that all may lead productive and balanced lives in a more democratic, ethical, and humane global society.
- Creating a community of learners striving to fulfill individual and collective intellectual, emotional, social, and ethical potentials
- Forging partnerships for learning among parents, students, teachers, and local community institutions
- Challenging all to assume active roles in improving both the local and global communities
- Creating an environment in which learners construct meaning by actively participating in the learning process
Northside College Preparatory High School inspires and prepares students to positively change the world.
Northside College Preparatory High School (commonly referred to as Northside College Prep, Northside Prep, or simply Northside) is a Chicago Public-Selective Enrollment School. Founded in 1999, it was the first new Chicago Public High School to be built in 20 years. It is a selective enrollment school, teaching at the Honors and AP levels only (excluding the P.E. department).
Ranked #1 Public High School in the State of Illinois, 2000–2013
Ranked #2 Public High School in the nation in 2013 by TheBestSchools.org
Ranked #2 in the Midwest by Newsweek, 2012
Ranked #10 Magnet High School in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2012
Ranked #16 Nationally in Math and Science by U.S. News & World Report, 2012
Ranked among Gold Medal Schools by U.S. News & World Report, 2007–2009
Ranked #33 in the nation in 2013 by U.S. News & World Report
Ranked #24 in the nation, and #1 in the state of Illinois, in 2011 by Newsweek
2011 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Dept. of Education
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