Gage Park High School

Gage Park High School serves 1,031 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Gage Park 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 1031 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,031 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Students by Grade Gage Park High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
53%
23%
Black
45%
19%
All Ethnic Groups Gage Park High School Sch Ethnicity Gage Park 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.
0.52 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.
39%
23%
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.
53%
26%
Gage Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 418,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 87% over five years.
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hernandez Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoCarson Elementary School
    5516 South Maplewood Ave
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9222
    0.2 mi | 1218 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoTalman Elementary School
    5450 South Talman Ave
    ChicagoIL 60632
    (773)535-7850
    0.2 mi | 365 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoNightingale Elementary School
    5250 South Rockwell St
    ChicagoIL 60632
    (773)535-9270
    0.5 mi | 1340 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoMorrill Elementary Math & Sci School
    6011 South Rockwell St
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9288
    0.5 mi | 813 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoFairfield Elementary Academy
    6201 South Fairfield Ave
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9500
    0.7 mi | 599 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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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.