Richards Career Academy

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Richards Career Academy
5009 S. Laflin Street
Chicago, Illinois 60609
United States
Coordinates 41°44′17″N 87°34′22″W / 41.7381°N 87.5729°W / 41.7381; -87.5729
School type Public Secondary Vocational
School district Chicago Public Schools
CEEB code 141095[1]
Principal Durrell M. Anderson
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 272 (2015–16)[2]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Royal Blue
Athletics conference Chicago Public League
Team name Warriors
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[3]

Ellen H. Richards Career Academy High School (formerly known as Richards Vocational High School) is a public 4–year vocational high school located in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Richards is operated by the Chicago Public Schools system.


Richards competes in the Chicago Public League (CPL) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA).[4]The school sport teams are nicknamed Warriors.


  1. ^ "High School Code Search". College Board. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Chicago Public Schools: Richards
  3. ^ "Institution Summary for Richards Career Academy". AdvancED profile. North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  4. ^ IHSA Chicago (Richards)