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Welcome to NCA

Start your child’s path to great learning and discovery at Northside Catholic Academy. A 2013 Blue Ribbon School, NCA serves the parishes and communities of Andersonville, Edgewater, Rogers Park, and West Ridge. Our Early Learning Center offers half-day and full-day classes starting at age three. Our top-ranked K-8 academic program includes our Primary School grades K-4, and Middle School grades 5-8. Every day, we inspire our students to grow in character, intellect and faith, while fostering a love of learning. Most important, our commitment to educating the whole child instills values that will last a lifetime. Values like kindness, service, teamwork, creativity, curiosity, respect, responsibility and leadership prepare our graduates for success in high school and beyond. Be a part of something greater at Northside Catholic Academy. 

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NCA Soiree April 21

Come celebrate the stars of NCA at One Starry Night at the Misericordia Ballroom! Join us for a spirited evening of food, drinks, music, entertainment, a live and silent auction, and a paddle raise for the Guardian Angel Scholarship Fund. Tickets are still available for the live event, Grand Raffle and Choose Your Own Adventure Raffle ticket.

Third Graders Visit City Hall

NCA third graders took a special field trip to City Hall where they met Ald. Harry Osterman and took a photo with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

8th Graders Welcome New U.S. Citizens

NCA eighth graders took their annual field trip to the Federal Courthouse in Chicago and welcomed new U.S. citizens during an Immigration Naturalization Ceremony Tuesday.

Empower Illinois Applications Open Feb 27 at 7pm

Through the Illinois Invest in Kids Act, you could get scholarships that cover up to 100% of tuition and fees for eligible students in grades K-8. Empower Illinois will reopen its scholarship applications February 27, at 7pm.

7th & 8th Graders Visit Feed My Starving Children

NCA Middle School students took a special service field trip to Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville. They packed 196 boxes, which will provide 42,336 meals to feed 116 children for one year!

Why NCA ?

  • gradmoney$400,000 Awarded annually in financial aid
  • 1 in 50 Private schools awarded 2013 Blue Ribbon for Academic Excellence
  • parish6 Parishes served on Chicago’s Northside
  • gradcap93% Graduates accepted to Catholic High School of their choice
  • volounteer7,460 Volunteer hours served by NCA families every year

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