Air Force Academy High School

3630 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Air Force Academy High School serves 261 students in grades 9-12.
Air Force Academy High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Air Force Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Air Force Academy High School's student population of 261 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Air Force Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Air Force Academy High School is 0.63, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#3334 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Air Force Academy High School is Chicago Technology Academy High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pilsen Elementary Community Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Chicago Technology Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 241 students
    0.0 miles
    1301 W 14th St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 534-7755
    0 9-12 241
  • Chicago Pilsen Elementary Community Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 322 students
    0.3 miles
    1420 W 17th St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 534-7675
    0.3 PK-8 322
  • Chicago Smyth J Elementary School Math: 4% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    0.4 miles
    1059 W 13th St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 534-7180
    0.4 PK-8 463
  • Chicago Stem Magnet Academy Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 435 students
    0.4 miles
    1522 W Fillmore St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7300
    0.4 K-8 435
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Bartolome De Las Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 279 students
    0.5 miles
    1641 W 16th St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312) 432-3224
    0.5 K-8 279

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