Roosevelt High School

Roosevelt High School serves 1,409 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Roosevelt 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 1409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,409 students
Roosevelt High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Roosevelt High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Roosevelt High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Roosevelt High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Roosevelt High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
74%
23%
Roosevelt High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
19%
Roosevelt High School Black (1988-2012)
White
6%
50%
Roosevelt High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Roosevelt High School Sch Ethnicity Roosevelt 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.
0.44 0.95
Roosevelt 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.
31%
23%
Roosevelt 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.
63%
26%
Roosevelt High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 401,946 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 401,946 949
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Von Steuben Metro Science High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Albany Park Multicultural Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North River Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago North River Elementary School
    4416 North Troy St
    Chicago , IL , 60625
    (773)534-0590
    0.4  mi  |  355  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Hibbard Elementary School
    3244 West Ainslie St
    Chicago , IL , 60625
    (773)534-5191
    0.4  mi  |  1232  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Chicago Henry Elementary School
    4250 North Saint Louis Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60618
    (773)534-5060
    0.5  mi  |  648  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Chicago Haugan Elementary School
    4540 North Hamlin Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60625
    (773)534-5040
    0.5  mi  |  1274  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Chicago Albany Park Multicultural Elementary School
    4929 North Sawyer Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60625
    (773)534-5108
    0.5  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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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 0.63, which is higher 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.