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About Us

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy is a selective enrollment public high school located in the Historic Pullman District. We offer a rigorous academic program consisting of Honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Credit course offerings. We also develop students beyond the classroom through seminars, clubs, athletics, community service, and international travel. These experiences combined create a holistic experience in which our students learn to thrive. 

At A Glance

  • $33,968,291 Earned in Scholarship Funds (Class of 2019)
  • TOP 10 Schools in Illinois (U.S. News & World Report 2017 & 2018)
  • 2018 National Blue Ribbon School Winner
  • AP Courses Awarded AP District of the Year Award in 2017-2018
  • 1125 Average SAT Score (Class of 2020)

School News

Ms. David

Ms. David One of 60 Educators To Teach AP Pilot

Chrishan David, English and AP African American Studies Teacher at Gwendolyn Brooks High School became one of 60 educators to teach the AP African American Studies Pilot 1 program, offering students a rich introduction to African American history and culture.
Flyer for the Annual Winter Showcase.

Winter Showcase!

Come see and hear what Brooks artists and musicians are about!

Tuesday, December 12th, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Group photo of the acting crew on the stage of the Brooks Auditorium.

GREAT JOB, ASM THEATER CREW!!!

The After School Matters theater group performed the Halloween-themed "Grim Reaper," an original play by Oton Cortes in the Brooks Auditorium, on November 29!
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