Austin Community High School (Closed 2009)

231 N Pine Ave

Chicago, IL 60644-2333

Grades 11-12
580 students
Austin Community High School served 580 students in grades 11 - 12.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 50%.
Austin Community High School operated within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate was lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 580 students
Austin Community High School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % Austin Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Austin Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Austin Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
Austin Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
Black
100%
17%
Austin Community High School Black Students (1988-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Austin Community High School 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.
n/a 0.31
Austin Community High School Diversity Score (1998-2007)
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.
59%
47%
Austin Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2007)
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.
1%
3%
Austin Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2007)

District Comparison

School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 88%
City Of Chicago   299 School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Bus & Entrepreneurship High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Create Charter School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ellington Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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