Jones College Prep High School

606 South State St

Chicago, IL 60605-1807

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

882 students

Jones College Prep High School serves 882 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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 882 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 28% 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 882 students
Jones College Prep High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Jones College Prep High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jones College Prep High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more 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 13:1 13:1
Jones College Prep High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
4%
Jones College Prep High School Asian (1990-2013)
Hispanic
33%
24%
Jones College Prep High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
24%
19%
Jones College Prep High School Black (1988-2013)
White
30%
50%
Jones College Prep High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
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.
0.74 0.30
Jones College Prep High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
36%
45%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
10%
6%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,800 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
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,800 932
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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
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 Chicago Virtual Charter School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chicago Virtual Charter School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Loop Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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    (773)534-8690
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  • ChicagoChicago Virtual Charter School
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    38 South Peoria St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (312)267-4486
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 594 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • ChicagoPerspectives Charter High School
    Charter School
    1930 South Archer Ave
    ChicagoIL 60616
    (312)225-7400
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    1.3 mi | 2211 students | Gr. 6-12                      
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    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7070
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  • ChicagoSmyth J Elementary School
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    1059 West 13th St
    ChicagoIL 60608
    (773)534-7180
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    1.5 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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