Austin Community High School (Closed 2009)

231 N Pine Ave

Chicago, IL 60644-2333

Grades: 11-12

577 students

Austin Community High School served 577 students in grades 11-12.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 50%.
Austin Community High School operated within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate was lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 577 students
Austin Community High School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Austin Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Austin Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 13:1
Austin Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
Black
99%
19%
Austin Community High School Black Students (1988-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Austin Community 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.
0.02 0.30
Austin Community High School Diversity Score (1998-2007)
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.
59%
45%
Austin Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2007)
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.
1%
6%
Austin Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2007)

District Comparison

School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,566 932
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 61% 88%
City Of Chicago   299 School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Bus & Entrepreneurship High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Act Charter Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ellington Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoAustin Bus & Entrepreneurship High School
    231 North Pine Ave
    ChicagoIL 60644
    (773)534-6316
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 225 students                      
  • ChicagoAustin Polytechnical Academy High School
    231 North Pine Ave
    ChicagoIL 60644
    (773)534-6300
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 183 students                      
  • ChicagoVoise Academy High School
    231 North Pine Ave
    ChicagoIL 60644
    (773)535-0600
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 341 students                      
  • ChicagoEllington Elementary School
    243 North Parkside Ave
    ChicagoIL 60644
    (773)534-6361
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 329 students                      
  • ChicagoCatalyst Charter-circle Rock Elementary School
    Charter School
    5608 West Washington Blvd
    ChicagoIL 60644
    (773)945-5025
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 525 students                      

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