Butler College Prep
Address
821 E. 103rd St

,
60628

United States
Information
School typePublic Secondary Charter
Opened2013
PrincipalChristopher Goins
Grades9-12
GenderCoed
Enrollment630 (2018-2019)
Campus typeUrban
Color(s)   Orange and Gray
Websitehttps://nobleschools.org/butler/

Butler College Prep (formerly known as Pullman College Prep) is a public four-year charter high school located in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is a part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools. It shares its campus with Corliss High School.[1] It is named after John and Alice Butler, who provided the funding necessary to open the school.[2] It is a part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools. Butler College Prep is a Level 1 school, based on CPS school quality rankings.[3] Butler College Prep opened in 2013.[4]

Enrichment and After-School Programming

Butler offers a variety of programs and athletics outside of the school day and during the summer.[5] Butler College Prep is a member of the Noble League athletic conference.[6] Leaders receive enrichment credit during the school year through playing sports and participating in on-campus enrichment opportunities such as the Debate Team, Student Government, Marching/Pep Band, Step Team, Yearbook, and Yoga. Butler College Prep students have the option of participating in the Summer of a Lifetime program, where they are provided funding and support to participate in life-changing, summer academic enrichment programs on college campuses nationwide.[7]

Awards, Accolades, and Recognition

In 2016, Butler College Prep was recognized by Chicago Magazine as the best charter high school in Chicago.[8] The previous year, In 2015, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools recognized Butler College Prep as the state’s highest-performing charter school (in terms of test growth) with a predominantly black student body.[8] Butler College Prep has also been recognized by Ebony Magazine for its commitment to diversity in itsteaching staff.[9] In 2016, Fusion Media Group spotlighted a teacher and a student with cerebral palsy from Butler College Prep.[10]

References

  1. ^ Butler College Prep High School History and Campus Overview
  2. ^ "Who We Are | Butler College Prep | Noble Network of Charter Schools". nobleschools.org. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  3. ^ "CPS : Find a school : Find a School". cps.edu. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  4. ^ "Butler College Prep | Noble Network of Charter Schools". nobleschools.org. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  5. ^ "Just Launched: Noble League | Noble Network of Charter Schools". nobleschools.org. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  6. ^ "IHSA Chicago (Noble/Butler)". www.ihsa.org. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  7. ^ "Summer of a Lifetime | Welcome". summerofalifetime.noblenetwork.org. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  8. ^ a b "The Best Public Schools in Chicago". Chicago magazine. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  9. ^ "Chicago Principal Creates Model for Educating Black Boys". EBONY. 2017-04-26. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  10. ^ FUSION, Cerebral Palsy Isn't Keeping Arey Down in Chicago's South Side, retrieved 2018-12-08