Hansberry College Prep

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Hansberry College Prep
Hansberry College Prep Logo.jpg
Address
8748 S. Aberdeen
Chicago, Illinois, 60602
United States
Information
School type Public Secondary Charter
Opened 2012
Principal Lauryn Fullerton
Grades 910
Gender Coed
Enrollment 453 (2013–2014)
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Maroon
     Gray
Website

Hansberry College Prep (formerly known as “Noble Auburn Gresham College Prep”) is a public 4-year charter high school located in the Auburn Gresham in Chicago, Illinois. It is a part of the Noble Network of Charter Schools. Hansberry College Prep opened its doors in 2012 as “Noble Auburn Gresham College Prep” in recognition of the neighborhood in which the school resides. In July 2013, the campus changed its name to Hansberry College Prep in honor of Lorraine Hansberry, an African-American writer and playwright who grew up on Chicago’s south side and who worked to combat racial segregation in the 1950s and 1960s. Hansberry College Prep currently serves grades nine and ten and will graduate its first class in 2016.[1]

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