Academy For Learning

Academy For Learning serves 97 students in grades 11-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Academy For Learning places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Academy For Learning's student population of 97 students has grown by 115% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 53% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Academy For Learning is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
7%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Academy For Learning and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
90%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Academy For Learning and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Academy For Learning and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Academy For Learning and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Academy For Learning. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.190.68
This chart display the diversity score of Academy For Learning and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Academy For Learning and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
49%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameExc Children Have Opportunities School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Academy For Learning is Peace Center (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dolton Peace Center Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 11-12 | 43 students
    0.0 miles
    306 E 144th St
    Dolton, IL 60419
    (708) 985-3598
    0 11-12 43
  • Dolton Franklin Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 247 students
    0.5 miles
    14701 Chicago Rd
    Dolton, IL 60419
    (708) 201-2083
    0.5 K-6 247
  • Dolton Lincoln Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 345 students
    0.5 miles
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    Dolton, IL 60419
    (708) 841-2554
    0.5 K-6 345
  • Dolton Lincoln Junior High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 144 students
    0.5 miles
    14151 Lincoln Ave
    Dolton, IL 60419
    (708) 841-2554
    0.5 7-8 144
  • Dolton Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 325 students
    0.6 miles
    111 W 146th St
    Dolton, IL 60419
    (708) 201-2070
    0.6 K-6 325

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