Alcott College Prep

2957 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 351 students in grades 9-12, Alcott College Prep ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 85-89% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alcott College Prep ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Alcott College Prep's student population of 351 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
351 students
This chart display total students of Alcott College Prep by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Alcott College Prep
Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Alcott College Prep by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Alcott College Prep by grade.

School Rankings

Alcott College Prep ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alcott College Prep is 0.54, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
#2641 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Alcott College Prep, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10-14%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alcott College Prep and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10-14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alcott College Prep and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alcott College Prep and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
64%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
13%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alcott College Prep.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Alcott College Prep and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
85-89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Alcott College Prep and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alcott College Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
48%
27%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alcott College Prep's ranking?
Alcott College Prep is ranked #2641 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Alcott College Prep often compared to?
Alcott College Prepis often viewed alongside schools like Lake View High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Alcott College Prep?
The graduation rate of Alcott College Prep is 85-89%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Alcott College Prep?
351 students attend Alcott College Prep.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Alcott College Prep students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 13% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alcott College Prep?
Alcott College Prep has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Alcott College Prep offer ?
Alcott College Prep offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Alcott College Prep part of?
Alcott College Prep is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Reviews

Review Alcott College Prep. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Discover how AP courses empower students to pursue college-level studies, earn college credits, and stand out in the competitive admissions landscape.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 85-89% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links