Michele Clark Magnet High School

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Michele Clark Magnet High School
5101 W. Harrison Street.
Chicago, Illinois 60644
United States
Coordinates 41°52′22″N 87°45′09″W / 41.8727°N 87.7524°W / 41.8727; -87.7524Coordinates: 41°52′22″N 87°45′09″W / 41.8727°N 87.7524°W / 41.8727; -87.7524
School type Public Secondary
Motto "Where Minds Soar and Eagles Take Flight."
Established 1972
School district Chicago Public Schools
Principal Charles Anderson Jr.[1]
Grades 612
Gender Coed
Enrollment 520 (2015–16)[2]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Black
Athletics conference Chicago Public League
Team name Eagles
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School (commonly known as Clark Prep, Clark Academic Prep) is a public 4–year magnet high school and middle school located in the Austin neighborhood on the west side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. The school is named for the first African–American female network TV reporter and journalist Michele Clark. The school opened as Austin Middle School in 1972.[3]


Clark competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Clark sport teams are nicknamed Eagles. The girls' basketball team were regional champions in 2004–05.[4]


  1. ^ Clark Academic Prep. cps.edu. Retrieved on August 18, 2012.
  2. ^ "Chicago Public Schools: Clark Academic Prep". Chicago Public Schools. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "History of the school". Michele Clark High School. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  4. ^ IHSA: Clark (Chicago)