Northridge Preparatory School

8320 W Ballard Rd
Niles, IL 60714-0607
Tel: (847)375-0600
Grades: 6 - 12 | 249 students
Northridge Preparatory School, or Northridge Prep, or NRP is an independent college preparatory school for young men, located in Niles, Illinois.
The school offers a recognized curriculum and a strong athletics program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 249 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Northridge Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki and Dress Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $10,000 - $14,325
% on Financial Aid 65%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,500
Admissions Director Matthew Englert

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Track and Field

School Notes:

Northridge Preparatory School, or Northridge Prep, or NRP is an independent college preparatory school for young men, located in Niles, Illinois. The school offers a recognized curriculum and a strong athletics program.

Northridge Prep was established in 1976 by a group of parents who envisioned a college preparatory school that would challenge their sons academically, socially and spiritually. Realizing the importance of the middle school years, they sought to include grades 6 through 12 in the Northridge curriculum. The founding parents entrusted the spiritual dimension of Northridge Prep to Opus Dei, a Personal prelature of the Roman Catholic Church that was founded in 1928.

Northridge is the brother school of The Willows Academy, a girls college preparatory school in Des Plaines, Illinois; parents continue to foster a relationship with The Willows Academy by organizing dances and social events throughout the school year.

The School is a member of The Independent School League and Illinois High School Association.

Profile last updated: 08/04/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School College Prep (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Childrens Learning World A Montessori School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is A Mothers Touch Learning Academy (0.9 miles away)
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