Kelly High School (Chicago)

Kelly High School
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Address
4136 S. California Ave

,
60632

Coordinates41°49′05″N 87°41′42″W / 41.8181°N 87.6949°W / 41.8181; -87.6949Coordinates:41°49′05″N 87°41′42″W / 41.8181°N 87.6949°W / 41.8181; -87.6949
Information
School typePublic Secondary
Opened1928
School districtChicago Public Schools
PrincipalRaul Magdaleno
Grades912
GenderCoed
Enrollment2,222 (2015–16)
Campus typeUrban
Color(s)  Green
  White
Athletics conferenceChicago Public League
Team nameTrojans
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Websitekellyhighschool.org

Kelly High School is a public 4–year high school located in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The school is named for Irish nationalist Thomas J. Kelly. Kelly is the third largest Chicago public high school in terms of student population. Over 80% of students are Hispanic. The school's team name is Trojans. Opened in 1928, Kelly is a part of the Chicago Public Schools district.

History

Kelly opened its doors as a junior high school on December 3, 1928, only serving grades six through ninth. On July 12, 1933, the Chicago Board of Education abolished all junior high schools in Chicago, and on September 17, 1933, for the 1933–34 school year; Kelly reopened as a senior high school.[1]

Athletics

Kelly competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA).[2]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ Kelly High School History
  2. ^ IHSA: Chicago (Kelly)
  3. ^ "Joe Young". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2013.



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