Chicago Academy High School

3400 North Austin Ave, Chicago, IL 60634 | (773) 534-0146
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 497
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3400 N Austin Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
  • Principal or Admin: Erin Clarkin
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 497
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 255 (51.3%)
  • Females: 242 (48.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Chicago Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black12324.7%
Asian224.4%
Hispanic25250.7%
White9819.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Chicago Academy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16032.2%
10th Grade12926.0%
11th Grade10020.1%
12th Grade10821.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.4%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
75.6%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.6%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.1%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Chicago Academy High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
43.0%
District:
62.1%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
37.6%
District:
70.6%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
17.5
District:
17.3
ACT English Score
School:
17.6
District:
16.5
ACT Math Score
School:
17.1
District:
17.4
ACT Reading Score
School:
17.2
District:
17.3
ACT Science Score
School:
17.5
District:
17.5

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201038.2%28.8%52.7%
200929.6%26.6%51.6%
200833.7%28.3%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201042.2%32.9%54.0%
200932.4%33.9%56.9%
200831.6%30.4%53.3%
 
Science Test
201033.0%26.1%52.4%
200919.8%23.1%50.5%
200825.5%24.4%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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