Aspira Charter Schools

1711 N California Ave

Chicago, IL 60647

Tel: (773)252-0970
  • Aspira Charter Schools serves 1,165 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Aspira Charter Schools operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1165 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,165 students
Aspira Charter Schools Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Aspira Charter Schools Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Aspira Charter Schools Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Aspira Charter Schools Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Aspira Charter Schools Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Asian
2%
5%
Aspira Charter Schools Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
93%
25%
Aspira Charter Schools Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
3%
17%
Aspira Charter Schools Black Students (2004-2015)
White
2%
49%
Aspira Charter Schools White Students (2004-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Aspira Charter Schools Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
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.
0.13 0.31
Aspira Charter Schools Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Aspira Charter Schools Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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 n/a
Aspira Charter Schools Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,609 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 10% 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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