Wells Community Academy High School

936 North Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 | (773) 534-7010
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 671
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 936 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
  • Principal or Admin: Nichole Jackson
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
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: 671
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 346 (51.6%)
  • Females: 325 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (3.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 588 (87.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 613 (91.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Wells Community Academy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black33049.2%
Asian--
Hispanic32448.3%
White172.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Wells Community Academy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade15923.7%
10th Grade17926.7%
11th Grade15523.1%
12th Grade17826.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
67.5%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
68.0%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
20.3%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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