Harper High School

6520 South Wood St, Chicago, IL 60636 | (773) 535-9150
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 728
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6520 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60636
  • Principal or Admin: Kenya Butler-Stansberry
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: 728
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 374 (51.4%)
  • Females: 354 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (3.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 606 (83.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 628 (86.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Harper High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black72699.7%
Asian--
Hispanic10.1%
White10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Harper High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16322.4%
10th Grade25334.8%
11th Grade16122.1%
12th Grade15120.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
72.7%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
46.5%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
18.4%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
1.7%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.6%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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