We invite you to join us at our Open House on April 23, 2017, at 2:00pm!

Some highlights of the Open House include:

  • Hear our Headmaster, Niall Fagan, discuss the mission of Northridge and our approach to education.
  • Attend informational sessions on key aspects of the school.
  • Meet our outstanding and qualified faculty.
  • Learn more about our academics, clubs, and sports we offer at Northridge.

The schedule of events is as follows:

  • 2:00 – Registration
  • 2:15-2:55 – Info Sessions*
  • 3:00-3:35 – Welcome Presentation (to include our Headmaster, Niall Fagan)
  • 3:35-4:00 – Visit with Teachers, Coaches, and Extracurricular Leaders**

* Families may choose three of the following sessions to attend: High School, Middle School, Athletics, Advisory, and The Arts.

** Tables will be set up in the main gym allowing prospective students and parents to meet our faculty and learn more about our academic classes, clubs, athletics, and arts.

If you have any questions about our Open House, or to schedule a Shadow Day, please contact us.

8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606



8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606

missMr. Niall Fagan, Headmaster

B.A. Princeton University; M.B.A. University of Notre Dame

Year Appointed: 2015

Niall grew up in Washington DC, the oldest of eight children, and attended The Heights School from grades three through twelve. In 2003 he graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics. His senior thesis at Princeton focused on the role of “intrinsic value” in Aristotle’s definition of happiness. From 2003 to 2005 Mr. Fagan taught Latin and Religion to Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors at Cardinal Hayes, a large all-boys high school in the Bronx, NY. He then worked for a Chicago private equity group from 2005 to 2008, leading projects to improve companies they had acquired. He next earned an MBA at the University of Notre Dame, serving as the President of the Case Competition club and graduating magna cum laude in 2010. Upon graduation, Mr. Fagan joined the Leadership Development Program of Milwaukee based Harley-Davidson Motor Company, where he held various roles, including serving on a large retail strategy project and leading an initiative to design a new rider training program in Harley’s international dealers. He launched that program in China, South Africa and Mexico, and helped launch a new vehicle in the US. He was then promoted to the role of Director of Dealer Development, he was responsible for the company’s strategy for its 1300 dealerships in over 80 countries.

While living in Chicago, Mr. Fagan helped run high school seminars at the Sauganash Study Center, and later in Milwaukee he spent five years helping lead the Complete Man Series, a leadership program for high school men at Layton Study Center.

In 2015 Niall moved to Northridge as the Director of Admissions and was named Headmaster starting fall 2016.