Hirsch Metropolitan High School

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Hirsch Metropolitan High School
7740 S. Ingleside Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60619
United States
Coordinates 41°45′14″N 87°36′07″W / 41.7539°N 87.6019°W / 41.7539; -87.6019Coordinates: 41°45′14″N 87°36′07″W / 41.7539°N 87.6019°W / 41.7539; -87.6019
School type Public Secondary
School district Chicago Public Schools
Principal Afina Shakur Lockhart[1]
Grades 912
Gender Coed
Enrollment 312 (2014-15)
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Maroon
Athletics conference Chicago Public League
Team name Huskies
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[3]
Yearbook The Maroon

Emil G. Hirsch Metropolitan High School (formerly known as Emil G. Hirsch Metropolitan High School of Communications) is a public 4-year high school located in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, U.S. It is part of the Chicago Public Schools district. The school is named for reform movement rabbi Emil Gustav Hirsch. Hirsch's sports teams are nicknamed the Huskies.


Hirsch competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Hirsch boys' basketball team became Public League champions and state champions in 1973.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Hirsch. Chicago Public Schools.
  2. ^ IHSA Chicago (Hirsch)
  3. ^ "Institution Summary for Hirsch Metro Sch of Communications". AdvacedED profile. North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ IHSA Chicago (Hirsch)

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