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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students415 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Good Counsel High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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.

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