Farragut Career Academy High School

2345 South Christiana Av, Chicago, IL 60623 | (773) 534-1300
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,785
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2345 S Christiana Av, Chicago, IL 60623
  • Principal or Admin: Theresa Plascencia
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: 1,785
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 111.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 939 (52.6%)
  • Females: 846 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 110 (6.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,641 (91.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,751 (98.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Farragut Career Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black33318.7%
Asian--
Hispanic1,44080.7%
White100.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Farragut Career Academy High School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten402.2%
9th Grade48227.0%
10th Grade49027.5%
11th Grade40922.9%
12th Grade36420.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
83.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
51.9%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
18.3%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Farragut Career Academy High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 31, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • my daughters were in farragut when they were in pre-k and they loved it!!!!!!!

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