Hancock High School (Chicago)
|John Hancock College Prep High School|
|4034 W. 56th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60629
|School type||Public secondary selective enrollment|
|School district||Chicago Public Schools|
|Enrollment||906 (2015–16) |
John Hancock College Prep High School (commonly known as Hancock High School) is a public four–year selective enrollment high school located in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Hancock is named for American Revolution patriot and statesman John Hancock. The school is a part of the Chicago Public Schools district.
Hancock opened as an elementary school in 1999 and was converted into a high school in 2002. In September 2015, the Chicago school district changed Hancock from a traditional neighborhood school into an "selective enrollment" school.
Hancock competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Hancock sport teams are nicknamed Eagles. The boys' baseball team were regional champions in 2007–08.
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