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Why choose CICS Northtown Academy?

It’s the most diverse charter high school in the city of Chicago with a
100% college acceptance rate for the last four graduating classes.

$12 million in scholarship dollars offered to graduates annually

EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL that partners with the University of Texas and City Colleges of Chicago to provide students the opportunity to develop the confidence and skills to succeed at the postsecondary level.

COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM that allows each student to have the same School Counselor for grades 9 through 12 that allows for a tiered approach to SEL, Academic and Post-secondary awareness and are supported by their counselor during senior year in developing their concrete PostSecondary plan.

EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAMMING that supports the development of a strong, welcoming, civic-minded campus community.


CICS is open to all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or disability status. Students are assigned to our campuses via a fair, random lottery, which ensures all students have an equal opportunity to enroll at the campuses of their parents' or guardians' choosing.

No tuition is required.

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