President Barack Obama’s hometown is set to to honor him in a major way. His home city plans build a new high school named after him. It will be called Barack Obama College Preparatory High School. The school is set to open around the 2017-2018 school year. Officals in the city confirm that the Barack Obama College Prep will be the 11th selective high school in the Windy City. Tis also in record that the Chicago Public Schools are currently the nation’s third-largest school district.