Prosser Career Academy High School

2148 North Long Ave,

Chicago, IL, 60639-2914

Tel: (773)534-3200
Grades: 9-12

1,417 students

Prosser Career Academy High School serves 1,417 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
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 61% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%%.

Overview

The student population of 1417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,417 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
66%
23%
Black
26%
19%
White
5%
50%
Unknown
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.50
0.66
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 29%
23%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
60%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 401,946 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
641
3
Number of Students Managed 401,946
797
Graduation Rate 61
88%
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM
n/a
District Spending $5,544 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,931
$0
District Spending / Student $13,154
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Lloyd Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - Prosser Career Academy has a wide variety of clubs/groups that can satisfy anybody''s interest. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - i reccomend this school because of the so many clubs & sports available - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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
  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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

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