King College Prep High School

4445 South Drexel Blvd

Chicago, IL 60653-3551

Grades: 9-12

875 students

King College Prep High School serves 875 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 875 students
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
5%
24%
Black
93%
19%
White
1%
50%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 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.
67%
45%
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.
4%
6%

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
Graduation Rate 61% 88%
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
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 Dyett High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Price Lit & Writing Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodson South Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoPrice Lit & Writing Elementary School
    4351 South Drexel Blvd
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1300
    0.1 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 111 students                      
  • ChicagoWoodson South Elementary School
    4414 South Evans Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1280
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 366 students                      
  • ChicagoAriel Elementary Community Academy
    1119 East 46th St
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1996
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 551 students                      
  • ChicagoRobinson Elementary School
    4225 South Lake Park Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1777
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 139 students                      
  • ChicagoFuller Elementary School
    4214 South Saint Lawrence Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1687
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 244 students                      

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