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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. 

Our Latest News

Student Council 2018-19

Congratulations to our newly elected Student Council Officers and Commissioners. We look forward to your leadership this year.

STEAM class

Paper airplanes and engineering go hand in hand!

2018 Curriculum Fair

NCA’s Middle School Campus was transformed into an exciting showcase of student learning at the 2018 Curriculum Fair.

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.

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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