Alcott Humanities High School

  • Alcott Humanities High School serves 272 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Alcott Humanities High School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 272 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 400% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 272 students
Alcott Humanities High School Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender % Alcott Humanities High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Alcott Humanities High School Total Teachers (2010-2015)
Students by Grade Alcott Humanities High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 16:1
Alcott Humanities High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Alcott Humanities High School Asian Students (2010-2015)
Hispanic
60%
25%
Alcott Humanities High School Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
26%
17%
Alcott Humanities High School Black Students (2010-2015)
White
12%
49%
Alcott Humanities High School White Students (2010-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Alcott Humanities High School Hawaiian Students (2010-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Alcott Humanities High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Alcott Humanities High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.56 0.31
Alcott Humanities High School Diversity Score (2010-2015)
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.
80%
52%
Alcott Humanities High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2015)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 87% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,707 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,765 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 88%
City Of Chicago 299 School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $5,437 MM $12 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6,253 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,707 $16,005
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,765 $14,988
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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