King College Prep High School

4445 South Drexel Blvd,

Chicago, IL, 60653-3551

Tel: (773)535-1180
Grades: 9-12

905 students

King College Prep High School serves 905 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 Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
King College Prep 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 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 905 students
King College Prep High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
King College Prep High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade King College Prep 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 0.15 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 15:1 15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
King College Prep High School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
King College Prep High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
92%
19%
King College Prep High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
50%
King College Prep High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups King College Prep High School Sch Ethnicity King College Prep 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.
0.15 0.66
King College Prep High School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
25%
23%
King College Prep 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.
48%
26%
King College Prep 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 0% has decreased from 57% over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
641
3
Number of Students Managed 418,637 797
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Urban Prep Chtr South Shore High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Price Lit & Writing Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robinson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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