Amundsen High School

  • Amundsen High School serves 1,116 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Amundsen 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 1116 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,116 students
Amundsen High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Amundsen High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Amundsen High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Amundsen High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 15:1 16:1
Amundsen High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
16%
5%
Amundsen High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
60%
25%
Amundsen High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
17%
Amundsen High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
49%
Amundsen High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Amundsen High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Amundsen High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Amundsen 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.
0.59 0.31
Amundsen High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
93%
52%
Amundsen High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
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.
n/a
2%
Amundsen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

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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