Northside Catholic Academy

6216 N. Glenwood
Chicago, IL 60660-0606
     Tel: (773)743-6277
Grades: PK - 8 | 550 students
At NCA you'll find a challenging and diversified curriculum that includes foreign language, music, art, technolgy and athletics.
Our test scores consistently rank above the national average.
Our studetns place into top Chicago High Schools each year.
Your child will receive an excellent education at NCA.
YET, what's even greater, is teh sense of belonging you'll find when you join our community.
 Within this nurturing environment, your child and your entrire family with thrive.
 We invite you do discover something greater in education - discover Northside Catholic Academy.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 550 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Northside Catholic Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(plaid uniform for girls, blue pants, white shirt, sweater vest)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / Aug. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes Tuition varies with different preschool programs, number of children in family, and parishioner status
Admissions Director kristi erickson


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletics, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Girl Scouts Athletics, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir, Girl Scouts,

School Notes:

Northside Catholic Academy is the proud recipient of the National Blue Ribbon School Award.  It is the official Catholic School of Andersonville, Edgewater, and Rogers Park. We offer full and half day preschool programs starting at age 3, full day kindergarten, and have a maximum class size of 25 through 8th grade.  

Profile last updated: 09/11/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Gregory High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Shore School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chicago Friends School (0.5 miles away)
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