Welcome to our Friends of Northside website!

Here you will find information on the many ways parents can get involved at Northside College Prep. Our parent community is a critical part of Northside’s continued success; please join us!

Summer Break Is Here

This Week at Northside is also on break, but we’ll be sure to let you know about any important items that come up.

Best wishes to you and your families for a safe and happy summer break.

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Class of 2017 Accomplishments

On Monday, June 12, the class of 2017 graduated from Northside College Prep. Members of the class will attend some of the nation’s top colleges and universities this fall, and many of them have been awarded a significant amount of scholarships. The accomplishments that these young men and women have achieved include:

• 146 Illinois State Scholars
• 14 National Merit Finalists
• 15 National Merit Semi-Finalists
• 46 National Merit Commendations
• 29 Illinois State Seals of Biliteracy
• 9 Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy Commendations
• 4 Posse Scholarships
• 3 Questbridge Scholarships
• 5 Wentcher Foundation Scholarships
• 23 college-based, full tuition scholarships
• Monetary aid awards that total $24,709,487

Congratulations to valedictorian Nicholas Chen, salutatorian Jenny Lam, and the entire class of 2017.

Go Mustangs!

Thanks to All Who Have Donated to Fund a Need

Here’s What Our Teachers Said About Your Generosity:

▪ Can you please let FON know that we are very grateful for the new weights and rack! The students were very excited!! Again, we really appreciate all of the efforts from Friends! Thank you, thank you!!!
▪ Thank you so much! All of the wonderful treats purchased by Friends and Fund a Need have been arriving and we in the World Language Department are simply thrilled. Please know how grateful we are.

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Click here to donate!

We’re Almost 100% Funded

Can you help us in the final stretch so we can meet the needs of every department? There are still opportunities to support the Art, Music, Math, Computer Science, World Language and Physical Education Departments by contributing toward the purchase of a Fund a Need item. Click HERE to see the list. Friends of Northside has a goal to have every item in school, working in your student’s classroom, by the end of the school year.

Together we can make it happen!

Order an NCP Engraved Brick!

Honor your NCP student, graduate, alumni, faculty member or just leave your mark on Northside.

Buy and customize an engraved brick.  Orders are submitted twice a year.



Find volunteer opportunities by clicking the link below


Sign up for our Family Directory: http://bit.ly/NCPDirectoryForm 

Sign up for Parent Participation: http://bit.ly/NCPParentParticipation