Hancock College Preparatory High School

4034 West 56th St, Chicago, IL 60629 | (773) 535-2410
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,006
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4034 W 56th St, Chicago, IL 60629
  • Principal or Admin: Nancy Apke
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: 1,006
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 505 (50.2%)
  • Females: 501 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 138 (13.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 813 (80.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 951 (94.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hancock College Preparatory High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Black282.8%
Asian40.4%
Hispanic91190.6%
White585.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hancock College Preparatory High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade29028.8%
10th Grade27327.1%
11th Grade21921.8%
12th Grade22422.3%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
77.8%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
62.4%
District:
71.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.9%
District:
12.8%
State:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.9%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Hancock College Preparatory High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
19.8%
District:
62.1%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
14.1%
District:
70.6%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
15.9
District:
17.3
ACT English Score
School:
14.4
District:
16.5
ACT Math Score
School:
16.1
District:
17.4
ACT Reading Score
School:
16.3
District:
17.3
ACT Science Score
School:
16.3
District:
17.5

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201015.3%28.8%52.7%
200913.7%26.6%51.6%
200812.5%28.3%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201020.1%32.9%54.0%
200920.1%33.9%56.9%
200810.9%30.4%53.3%
 
Science Test
201014.4%26.1%52.4%
200910.3%23.1%50.5%
20087.3%24.4%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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