Foreman High School (Chicago)

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Foreman College and Career Academy (F.C.C.A)
Edwin G. Foreman.jpg
Drawing of Foreman College and Career Academy
3235 N. Leclaire Avenue


United States
Coordinates41°56′23″N 87°45′14″W / 41.9397°N 87.7540°W / 41.9397; -87.7540Coordinates: 41°56′23″N 87°45′14″W / 41.9397°N 87.7540°W / 41.9397; -87.7540
TypePublic Secondary
Motto"A brave man may fall, but cannot yield."
Established1928 (1928)
OversightChicago Public Schools
CEEB code140795
NCES School ID170993000799[1]
PrincipalAnthony Escamilla
Number of students1,040 (2015–16)[2]
Color(s)     Blue
YearbookThe Foremanual

Foreman College and Career Academy (F.C.C.A) is a public selective and competitive 4–year high school located in the Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, United States.[3] Foreman is operated by the Chicago Public Schools district. Established in 1928, the school is named in the honor of a Chicago banker and civic leader, Edwin G. Foreman. Foreman's varsity athletic teams are named the Hornets, with the school colors being blue and gold.


Student services[edit]

Foreman High School provides several programs for students with limited English proficiency, including:

Special education programs[edit]

Foreman provides Free Appropriate Public Education programs, including:

  • Cooperative Team Teaching Program; Special Education
  • Instructional Program; Support for Bilingual Special Education Students

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The Foreman High School mascot is the hornet with blue and gold serving as the school colors.


The Foreman Hornets compete in a variety of fall, winter and spring interscholastic competitive sports administered by the Chicago Public High School League including

  • Fall sports: Cheerleading (Girls), Cross Country (Boys/Girls), Football (Boys), Soccer (Boys), Volleyball (Girls)
  • Winter sports: Basketball (Boys/Girls), Wrestling (Boys) Bowling (Boys/Girls), Cheerleading (Girls), Swimming (Boys)
  • Spring sports: Baseball (Boys), Soccer (Girls), Softball (Girls), Track (Boys/Girls), Volleyball (Boys), Waterpolo (Boys/Girls)

Clubs and Activities[edit]

Foreman High School has a number of clubs and activities such as: Academic Decathlon, Aspira, Asian Club, Black Heritage Club, Chess Club, Computer Club, Drama Club, Humanitarian Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Health Advocates, Photography Club, Polish Club, Scholastic Achievers, Student Council, Student Development Team, and Yearbook.

Notable people[edit]

The following are notable people associated with Foreman High School. If the person was a Foreman High School student, the number in parentheses indicates the year of graduation; if the person was a faculty or staff member, that person's title and years of association are included.


  1. ^ "Search for Public Schools - Foreman High School (170993000799)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved September 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Chicago Public Schools: Foreman
  3. ^ Foreman High School at

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