Julian High School (Chicago)

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Julian High School
10330 S. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, Illinois 60643
United States
Coordinates 41°42′22″N 87°39′16″W / 41.7060°N 87.6545°W / 41.7060; -87.6545Coordinates: 41°42′22″N 87°39′16″W / 41.7060°N 87.6545°W / 41.7060; -87.6545
School type Public Secondary
Opened 1975
School district Chicago Public Schools
CEEB code 141073[1]
Principal Myron L. Hester
Grades 912
Gender Coed
Enrollment 710 (2015–16)[2]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Orange
Athletics conference Chicago Public League
Team name Jaguars
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[3]
Yearbook Catalyst[4]

Percy L. Julian High School (commonly known as Julian High School) is a public 4–year high school located in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the far south side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Juilan is a part of the Chicago Public Schools district. The school is named for African-American research chemist Percy Lavon Julian. Julian opened in September 1975.


Julian competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). The school sport teams are nicknamed the Jaguars. The boys' wrestling team became public league champions in 1981 and 1986.[5] The girls' basketball team became regional champions during the 2003–04 season.

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  1. ^ "High School Code Search". College Board. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Chicago Public Schools: Julian
  3. ^ "Institution Summary for Julian High School". AdvancED profile. North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Yearbooks: 1987 Julian High School (Chicago, IL.)
  5. ^ IHSA Chicago (Julian)

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