Julian High School (Chicago)

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Julian High School
10330 South 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 Donald R. Pittman
Grades 912
Gender Coed
Enrollment 787 (2014–15)[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 apart 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". AdvacedED 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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