Kenwood Academy High School

5015 South Blackstone Av, Chicago, IL 60615 | (773) 535-1350
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,790
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5015 S Blackstone Av, Chicago, IL 60615
  • Principal or Admin: Elizabeth A Kirby
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: 1,790
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 101.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 843 (47.1%)
  • Females: 947 (52.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 241 (13.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,188 (66.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,429 (79.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kenwood Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black1,59989.3%
Asian744.1%
Hispanic673.7%
White472.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kenwood Academy High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade1126.3%
8th Grade764.2%
9th Grade49927.9%
10th Grade46025.7%
11th Grade29416.4%
12th Grade34919.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
87.2%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
83.8%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.1%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
3.1%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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