Gage Park High School

Gage Park High School serves 589 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Gage Park High School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
City Of Chicago 299 School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 589 students has declined by 54% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 589 students
Gage Park High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gage Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Gage Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gage Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 12:1 18:1
Gage Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
51%
25%
Gage Park High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
48%
17%
Gage Park High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
1%
50%
Gage Park High School White Students (1988-2014)
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.
0.51 0.31
Gage Park High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
98%
47%
Gage Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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%
Gage Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 396,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 57% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 88%
City Of Chicago   299 School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shields Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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