Prosser Career Academy High School

Prosser Career Academy High School serves 1,510 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Prosser Career Academy 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 1510 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,510 students
Prosser Career Academy High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Prosser Career Academy High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Prosser Career Academy High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Prosser Career Academy High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 16:1 18:1
Prosser Career Academy High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
73%
25%
Prosser Career Academy High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
22%
17%
Prosser Career Academy High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
5%
50%
Prosser Career Academy High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Prosser Career Academy 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.
0.42 0.31
Prosser Career Academy High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
81%
47%
Prosser Career Academy 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.
10%
3%
Prosser Career Academy 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 Banner West Academy High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christopher House Chrt Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoChristopher House Chrt Elementary School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 95 students5235 West Belden St
    ChicagoIL 60639
    (773)472-1083
    0.2KG-195
  • ChicagoNorthwest Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 661 students5252 West Palmer St
    ChicagoIL 60639
    (773)534-3250
    0.26-8661
  • ChicagoHanson Park Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 1562 students5411 West Fullerton Ave
    ChicagoIL 60639
    (773)534-3100
    0.3PK-81562
  • ChicagoPrieto Math-science Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 1048 students2231 North Central Ave
    ChicagoIL 60639
    (773)534-0210
    0.3PK-81048
  • ChicagoBelmont-cragin Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 577 students5252 West Palmer St
    ChicagoIL 60639
    (773)534-2900
    0.6PK-8577

School Reviews

Prosser career academy is a great school where the teachers are helpful and there for you. This school offers great sport programs and clubs. The lot is big and that so there can be more classes held in the school. a wide range variety of classes. there are fun programs that also teach us at the same time.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
Prosser Career Academy has a wide variety of clubs/groups that can satisfy anybody''s interest.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
This school is very well-rounded amongst the students who go there. All of the students here always feel welcome here. I fell that this school is the one that teaches students the best mainly because it focuses only upon the students themselfs.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
i think this school is one the best schools in the whole state with great students and even greater teachers its a safe,fun,and learing experince for everyone
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
i reccomend this school because of the so many clubs & sports available
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
I like how Prosser has helpful staff and how it offers great clubs, activities and groups, like ATG. ATG is a great group, and we have done a lot for the school, staff, and the community. I like how the teachers are here to help and support us.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12
This school offers many exciting choices that can help you in the future. It offers many clubs and groups that can help you learn new helpful skills that also help you out in the future.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/15/12

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