King College Prep High School

4445 South Drexel Blvd

Chicago, IL 60653-3551

Tel: (773)535-1180
Grades 9-12
796 students
King College Prep High School serves 796 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
King College Prep High School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 796 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 796 students
King College Prep High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % King College Prep High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
King College Prep High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade King College Prep High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 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 15:1 18:1
King College Prep High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
King College Prep High School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
King College Prep High School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
92%
17%
King College Prep High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
1%
50%
King College Prep High School White Students (2004-2014)
All Ethnic Groups King College Prep 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.
0.15 0.31
King College Prep High School Diversity Score (2003-2014)
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.
67%
47%
King College Prep High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
8%
3%
King College Prep High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 392,831 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 392,831 938
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: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Canter Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ariel Elementary Community Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • ChicagoAriel Elementary Community Academy
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 560 students1119 East 46th St
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1996
    0.3PK-8560
  • ChicagoLittle Black Pearl Arts Academy High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 136 students1060 East 47th St
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)690-5500
    0.39-12136
  • ChicagoWoodson South Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 374 students4414 South Evans Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1280
    0.3PK-8374
  • ChicagoRobinson Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 133 students4225 South Lake Park Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1777
    0.4PK-3133
  • ChicagoFuller Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 297 students4214 South Saint Lawrence Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1687
    0.5PK-8297

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