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
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
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 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
4%
23%
Black
92%
19%
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 0.30
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.
25%
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.
48%
26%

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 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 Urban Prep Chtr South Shore High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoPrice Lit & Writing Elementary School
    4351 South Drexel Blvd
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1300
    0.1 mi | 111 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • ChicagoUrban Prep Chtr South Shore High School
    Charter School
    4217 West 18th St
    ChicagoIL 60623
    (773)624-3444
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 269 students | Gr. 9-10                      
  • ChicagoWoodson South Elementary School
    4414 South Evans Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1280
    0.3 mi | 328 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoAriel Elementary Community Academy
    1119 East 46th St
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1996
    0.3 mi | 550 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoPrologue - Johnston Fine Arts High School
    Charter School
    1547 West 95th St
    ChicagoIL 60643
    (773)935-9925
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 200 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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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.