Jones College Prep High School

606 South State St

Chicago, IL 60605-1807

Tel: (773)534-8600
Grades 9-12
1,124 students
Jones College Prep High School serves 1,124 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Jones College Prep 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 1124 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,124 students
Jones College Prep High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jones College Prep High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Jones College Prep High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jones College Prep High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 17:1 18:1
Jones College Prep High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
10%
4%
Jones College Prep High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
32%
25%
Jones College Prep High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
22%
17%
Jones College Prep High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
33%
50%
Jones College Prep High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Jones College Prep High School 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.
0.74 0.31
Jones College Prep 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.
35%
47%
Jones College Prep 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.
11%
3%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

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 Intrinsic Charter High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Intrinsic Charter High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Loop Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoSouth Loop Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 864 students
    0.5 miles
    1212 South Plymouth Ct
    ChicagoIL 60605
    (773)534-8690
    0.5PK-8864
  • ChicagoIntrinsic Charter High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9 | 182 students
    0.6 miles
    17 North State St
    ChicagoIL 60602
    (708)417-0370
    0.69182
  • ChicagoChicago Virtual Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 687 students
    1.2 miles
    38 South Peoria St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (312)267-4486
    1.2KG-12687
  • ChicagoGalileo Elementary Math & Sci Schol AcdMagnet School
    Grades: KG-8 | 559 students
    1.3 miles
    820 South Carpenter St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7070
    1.3KG-8559
  • ChicagoPerspectives Charter High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 2161 students
    1.3 miles
    1930 South Archer Ave
    ChicagoIL 60616
    (312)225-7400
    1.36-122161

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
December 06, 2016
It is never too early to start prepping for college by engaging in some extra-curricular activities that will help you to show a college admissions team who you are and what you believe in.
December 06, 2016
Students with disabilities may require the assistance of a service dog, but how might the presence of a dog in the classroom affect other students? Could it be too distracting?
November 09, 2016
Starting school can be a scary and overwhelming situation for any child, but children with autism experience unique challenges. Keep reading to learn what those challenges may be and to receive some tips for dealing with them appropriately.
School Clothing

School Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: