Academy For Learning

306 East 144th St

Dolton, IL 60419-1119

Tel: (708)841-1063
Grades 9-12
25 students
Academy For Learning serves 25 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Academy For Learning operates within the Exc Children Have Opportunities School District.

School Overview

The student population of 25 students has declined by 86% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 25 students
Academy For Learning Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Academy For Learning Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Academy For Learning Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Academy For Learning Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 1:1 18:1
Academy For Learning Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Academy For Learning Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
92%
17%
Academy For Learning Black Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Academy For Learning Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.31
Academy For Learning Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
47%
Academy For Learning Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

School District Name Exc Children Have Opportunities School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed n/a 938
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
District Total Revenue $59 MM $11 MM
Exc Children Have Opportunities School District District Total Revenue (2008-2012)
District Spending $48 MM $11 MM
Exc Children Have Opportunities School District District Spending (2008-2012)
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,118
District Spending / Student n/a $11,218
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Thornridge High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DoltonFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 235 students
    0.5 miles
    14701 Chicago Rd
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2083
    0.5KG-6235
  • DoltonLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 348 students
    0.5 miles
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)841-2554
    0.5KG-6348
  • DoltonLincoln Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 218 students
    0.5 miles
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)841-2554
    0.57-8218
  • DoltonRoosevelt Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 321 students
    0.6 miles
    111 West 146th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2070
    0.6KG-6321
  • DoltonRoosevelt Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 197 students
    0.6 miles
    111 West 146th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2071
    0.67-8197

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