Amundsen High School

5110 North Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 | (773) 534-2320
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,649
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5110 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
  • Principal or Admin: Carlos Munoz
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: 1,649
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 95.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 869 (52.7%)
  • Females: 780 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 142 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,184 (71.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,326 (80.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Amundsen High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black24214.7%
Asian16710.1%
Hispanic1,05564.0%
White18211.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Amundsen High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade42225.6%
10th Grade52832.0%
11th Grade36622.2%
12th Grade33320.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
75.2%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
11.0%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.7%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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