Academy For Learning

306 East 144th St

Dolton, IL 60419-1119

Grades: 9-12

52 students

Academy For Learning serves 52 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Academy For Learning operates within the Exc Children Have Opportunities School District.

Overview

The student population of 52 students has declined by 74% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 52 students
Gender % 76% Male / 24%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 1:1 13:1
Black
100%
19%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.00 0.30
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.
71%
45%
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 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 206 students has decreased by 65% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $209,859 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 182% over four years.
The district spending/student of $244,816 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 259% over four years.
School District Name Exc Children Have Opportunities School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 206 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $43 MM $10 MM
District Spending $50 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $209,859 $10,546
District Spending / Student $244,816 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Thornridge High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DoltonFranklin Elementary School
    14701 Chicago Rd
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2083
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 228 students                      
  • DoltonLincoln Elementary School
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2075
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 397 students                      
  • DoltonLincoln Junior High School
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2075
    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 222 students                      
  • DoltonRoosevelt Elementary School
    111 West 146th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2070
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 331 students                      
  • DoltonRoosevelt Junior High School
    111 West 146th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2071
    0.6 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 208 students                      

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  • Recommended July 12, 2013 - I think this would be a good school for me because it has my best subjects. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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