Good Counsel High School

Good Counsel High School provides a rigorous, college preparatory education to all students, regardless of their academic ability.
Three main components make up the curriculum skills, content, and integration.
The skills referred to are the academic skills outlined in the ACT College Readiness Standards.
The Standards serve as a direct link between the skills students have learned and what they are ready to learn next. At CICS Northtown, the Standards are aligned with three achievement levels.
Teachers constantly review skills gained as well as introduce skills that apply to the next achievement level.
Teachers create innovative methods to teach the skills within the context of the dynamic content and integration that completes the curriculum.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Good Counsel High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
415 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Good Counsel High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Good Counsel High School provides a rigorous, college preparatory education to all students, regardless of their academic ability. Three main components make up the curriculum skills, content, and integration. The skills referred to are the academic skills outlined in the ACT College Readiness Standards. The Standards serve as a direct link between the skills students have learned and what they are ready to learn next. At CICS Northtown, the Standards are aligned with three achievement levels. Teachers constantly review skills gained as well as introduce skills that apply to the next achievement level. Teachers create innovative methods to teach the skills within the context of the dynamic content and integration that completes the curriculum.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Good Counsel High School's ranking?
Good Counsel High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Good Counsel High School?
The application deadline for Good Counsel High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Good Counsel High School located?
Good Counsel High School is located in the North Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 10 other private schools located in North Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,907 for elementary schools and $18,621 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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