Alcott Humanities High School

2957 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Alcott Humanities High School serves 311 students in grades 9-12.
Alcott Humanities 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 15-19% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Alcott Humanities High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Alcott Humanities High School's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Alcott Humanities 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 Alcott Humanities High School is 0.48, 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
#3083 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
48%
27%
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 Alcott Humanities High School is Devry Advantage Academy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jahn Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Jahn Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
    0.4 miles
    3149 N Wolcott Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5500
    0.4 PK-8 309
  • Chicago Burley Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 533 students
    0.6 miles
    1630 W Barry Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5475
    0.6 PK-8 533
  • Chicago Audubon Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 572 students
    0.7 miles
    3500 N Hoyne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5470
    0.7 PK-8 572
  • Chicago Devry Advantage Academy High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 11-12 | 193 students
    0.7 miles
    3300 N Campbell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 697-2216
    0.7 11-12 193
  • Chicago Prescott Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    0.7 miles
    1632 W Wrightwood Av
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5505
    0.7 PK-8 432

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