Hyde Park Academy High School

Hyde Park Academy High School serves 1,445 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Hyde Park 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 1445 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,445 students
Hyde Park Academy High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Hyde Park Academy High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hyde Park Academy High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hyde Park Academy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Black
99%
19%
Hyde Park Academy High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
50%
All Ethnic Groups Hyde Park Academy High School Sch Ethnicity Hyde Park Academy 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 0.95
Hyde Park Academy High School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
50%
23%
Hyde Park Academy High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
31%
26%
Hyde Park Academy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 401,946 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 401,946 949
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
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Univ Of Chicago Charter Schools (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Univ Of Chicago Charter Schools (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carnegie Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago Carnegie Elementary School
    1414 East 61st Place
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)535-0530
    0.2  mi  |  728  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Univ Of Chicago Charter Schools
    Charter School
    1313 East 60th St
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)834-2142
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  1714  students  |  Gr.  PK-11
  • Chicago Wadsworth Elementary School
    6420 South University Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)535-0730
    0.6  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Woodlawn Elementary Community School
    6657 South Kimbark Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)535-0801
    0.7  mi  |  234  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Chicago Harte Elementary School
    1556 East 56th St
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)535-0870
    0.8  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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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 0.63, which is higher 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.