Academy For Learning (Closed 2008)

13813 Western Ave

Blue Island, IL 60406-3228

Grades 9-12
218 students
Academy For Learning served 218 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 50%.
Academy For Learning operated within the Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District.

School Overview

School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 218 students
Gender % Academy For Learning Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Academy For Learning Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
Hispanic
1%
25%
Black
96%
17%
White
3%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Academy For Learning All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.08 0.31
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.
n/a
47%
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-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 412 938
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2007)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District Graduation Rate (1998-2006)
District Total Revenue n/a $11 MM
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District District Total Revenue (1997-2006)
District Spending n/a $11 MM
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District District Spending (1997-2006)
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,118
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2006)
District Spending / Student n/a $11,218
Exc Children Have Opportunities-1 School District District Spending / Student (1997-2006)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 1986 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Able Program (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Able Program (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Able Program (0.2 miles away)
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  • DoltonAble Program
    Special Education School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-11 | 45 students333 East 142nd St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)597-4250
    0.2KG-1145
  • PosenGordon School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 476 students14100 South Harrison Ave
    PosenIL 60469
    (708)388-7202
    0.5KG-3476
  • Blue IslandLincoln Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 443 students2140 Broadway St
    Blue IslandIL 60406
    (708)385-5370
    0.7KG-3443
  • Blue IslandHorace Mann School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK | 285 students2975 West Broadway St
    Blue IslandIL 60406
    (708)385-2450
    0.8PK285
  • PosenPosen Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 356 students14545 South California Ave
    PosenIL 60469
    (708)388-7204
    14-5356
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