|Fenger High School|
11220 S. Wallace Street
|School type||Public Secondary|
|Athletics conference||Chicago Public League|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
Fenger Academy High School is a public 4–year high school located in the Roseland neighborhood on the far south side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Fenger is a part of the Chicago Public Schools district. The school is named for Danish surgeon Christian Fenger. Fenger opened in 1893. Fenger, along with its former principal Elizabeth Dozier and numerous staff and students was featured prominently in the 2014 CNN documentary series Chicagoland.
When it opened in 1893, Fenger was known as Curtis School. The Chicago Board of Education renamed the school in 1915 in honor of a well-known Danish surgeon, Christian Fenger. The current Fenger building was constructed between 1924 and completed in 1926.
Fenger competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). The school sport teams are stylized as the Titans. The boys' baseball team won an Illinois state title and placed first in 1945–46 and were public league champions four times; 1945–46, 1951–52, 1970, 1985–86. Fenger football team won Chicago prep bowls titles four times; 1937–38, 1939–40, 1944–45, 1953–54. The boys' golf team were public league champions two times; 1970–71, 1972–73. Fenger girls' basketball team were regional champions in 2012–13.