Austin Community High School (Closed 2009)

231 N Pine Ave

Chicago, IL 60644-2333

Grades: 11-12

580 students

Austin Community High School (Closed 2009) served 580 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 (Closed 2009) 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 580 students
Austin Community High School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Austin Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Austin Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 15:1
Austin Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Black
99%
19%
Austin Community High School Black (1988-2007)
White
n/a
50%
All Ethnic Groups Austin Community High School Sch Ethnicity Austin Community High School Sta Ethnicity
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%
23%
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%
26%
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
641
3
Number of Students Managed 418,637 949
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School 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 Voise Academy High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Austin Bus & Entrepreneurship High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Austin Bus & Entrepreneurship High School (0 miles away)
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Chicago, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.24, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Chicago is Jackson A Elementary Language Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.