Why Choose Hansberry College Prep

Founded in 2012, Hansberry College Prep joined the network high school campuses that make up the highly successful Noble Network of Charter Schools. At HCP, our students are taught to follow The Bengal Way: Collaboration, Persistence, and Reflection. Staff and students have created a culture that promotes working together, accountability with a strong focus on discipline, critical thinking, and doing what is necessary to achieve goals. At HCP, we celebrate our successes and work hard to overcome our challenges.  They are expected to display the academic and behavioral integrity that they will carry into their collegiate lives, careers, and beyond when developing their careers.

Hansberry College Prep provides a curricula inclusive of standards based instruction, problem and inquiry based learning, and character development. Hansberry College Prep is an IB World School offering the Diploma Programme. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Hansberry College Prep believes is important for our students. The teachers and faculty members that make up our professional community have attended top ranked universities across the country. They are committed to providing our scholars with rigorous curricula and have a strong passion for urban education. Our teachers and staff members also lead by example to enhance our scholars’ ability to self-reflect, act with discipline, and set goals for their futures.

In addition to providing our students with the academic readiness they will need for college, we also offer many opportunities to give back through community service and participate in various enrichment sports and clubs. After school clubs include Student Council, Debate Team, DJ Club, HCP Players Society, and Poetry Club. Our sports offerings include football, volleyball, girl’s and boy’s basketball, girl’s and boy’s cross country, cheerleading, girl’s and boy’s track and field, softball and baseball, and sports management.

The teachers and staff members of Hansberry College Prep are dedicated to our scholars and their success. Our families’ work coupled with the dedication of our teachers will ensure our students are prepared to graduate from our nation’s top-ranked colleges and begin careers in the field of their choice.