Simeon Career Academy High School

8147 South Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL 60620 | (773) 535-3200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,578
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8147 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago, IL 60620
  • Principal or Admin: Tamara Sterling
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: 1,578
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 90.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 784 (49.7%)
  • Females: 794 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 156 (9.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,148 (72.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,304 (82.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Simeon Career Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black1,57199.6%
Asian10.06%
Hispanic50.3%
White10.06%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Simeon Career Academy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43927.8%
10th Grade42426.9%
11th Grade40425.6%
12th Grade31119.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
78.5%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
82.8%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.2%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
1.1%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
12.5%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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