Gage Park High School

Gage Park High School serves 793 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
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 793 students has declined by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 793 students
Gage Park High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Gage Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gage Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 11:1 13:1
Gage Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
54%
24%
Gage Park High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
45%
19%
Gage Park High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Gage Park High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Gage Park 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.
0.51 0.30
Gage Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
94%
45%
Gage Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%
Gage Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 87% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,154 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
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: 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 Shields Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoCarson Elementary School
    5516 South Maplewood Ave
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9222
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 1221 students                      
  • ChicagoTalman Elementary School
    5450 South Talman Ave
    ChicagoIL 60632
    (773)535-7850
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 366 students                      
  • ChicagoNightingale Elementary School
    5250 South Rockwell St
    ChicagoIL 60632
    (773)535-9270
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 1379 students                      
  • ChicagoMorrill Elementary Math & Sci School
    6011 South Rockwell St
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9288
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 825 students                      
  • ChicagoFairfield Elementary Academy
    6201 South Fairfield Ave
    ChicagoIL 60629
    (773)535-9500
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 580 students                      

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