Jones College Prep High School

606 South State St,

Chicago, IL, 60605-1807

Tel: (773)534-8600
Grades: 9-12

871 students

Jones College Prep High School serves 871 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Jones 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 871 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 871 students
Jones College Prep High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Jones College Prep High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jones College Prep High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more 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 17:1 15:1
Jones College Prep High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
4%
Jones College Prep High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
32%
23%
Jones College Prep High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
24%
19%
Jones College Prep High School Black (1988-2012)
White
27%
50%
Jones College Prep High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jones College Prep High School Sch Ethnicity Jones 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.
0.76 0.66
Jones College Prep High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
11%
23%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
38%
26%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 418,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 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 418,637 797
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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
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 Ihsca Charter High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ihsca Charter High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perspectives Charter High School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago Ihsca Charter High School
    Charter School
    2520 South Western Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60608
    (773)890-0055
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • Chicago South Loop Elementary School
    1212 South Plymouth Ct
    Chicago , IL , 60605
    (773)534-8690
    0.5  mi  |  784  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Chicago Virtual Charter School
    Charter School
    38 South Peoria St
    Chicago , IL , 60607
    (312)267-4486
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  590  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Chicago Perspectives Charter High School
    Charter School
    1930 South Archer Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60616
    (312)225-7400
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  2322  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Chicago Galileo Elementary Math & Sci Schol Acd
    Magnet School
    820 South Carpenter St
    Chicago , IL , 60607
    (773)534-7070
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  608  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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