Mather High School

5835 North Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 | (773) 534-4200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,633
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4.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5835 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60659
  • Principal or Admin: Christie Jones
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: 1,633
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 102.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 896 (54.9%)
  • Females: 736 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 175 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,321 (80.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,496 (91.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mather High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.5%
Black25915.9%
Asian40124.6%
Hispanic60136.8%
White36322.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mather High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade44327.1%
10th Grade49030.0%
11th Grade38923.8%
12th Grade31119.0%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
86.1%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
69.4%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
12.7%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Mather High School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 23, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is decent. Educationally its behind. As a student I think the teaching standards should be high! Its very easy to pass this high school. If your child is academically doing well...DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL AT ALL!!
  • Reviewed by Student on January 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mather is a great school. It is better now than when I first started because it is cleaner and the principal is doing a lot of work to fix it up. We have good teachers and clubs and sports. I'm glad I came here.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 15, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i like this school from what i see the school have alot of fun the teacher and principals are very nice and they have alot of activitys at mather high school thats why i picked this school out of all schools to go to!!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on June 09, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love this school very much. it is the funnest school i've ever seen, and the most nice, teachers. they teach very very good, in other way, that makes learning fun! come to this school it really cool!

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