Niles North High School
A public four-year high school and part of District 219, Niles North High School is the future home for students from McCracken Middle School, Old Orchard Junior High, East Prairie and Golf Middle School.
Located across the street from Old Orchard Mall and east of the Edens Expressway, Niles North High School opened its doors in 1964. In 2008, the school received an award for having the "#1 Fine Arts Program in the United States."
Known as the "Vikings," the school has a variety of interscholastic athletic programs that include basketball, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, cheerleading and softball. Some notable graduates include Erin Heatherton, a Victora Secret's fashion model, Brent Novoselsky, who played tight end for the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings and Mike Krasny, founder of CDW.
- Handicap Accessible: There are ramps and an elevator.
- Founding Date: Jun 01 1964
- Number of students: 2,187
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: No
- Religious affiliation: None
- Graduation rate (%): 93
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 17:1
- Parking: Free lot, Paid lot
- Number of faculty: 328
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: A wide variety of extracurricular activities are available for students, from sports to theater to debate teams. See the Web site for more information.
- Sports teams: Sport teams include basketball, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, cheerleading and softball.