Austin College And Career Academy High School

231 N Pine Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Austin College And Career Academy High School serves 214 students in grades 9-12.
Austin College And Career Academy 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Austin College And Career Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Austin College And Career Academy High School's student population of 214 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Austin College And Career Academy 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 Austin College And Career Academy High School is 0.08, 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
#3337 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
1%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Austin College And Career Academy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
46%
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 Austin College And Career Academy High School is Douglass Academy High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ellington Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Ellington Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 515 students
    0.1 miles
    243 N Parkside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6361
    0.1 PK-8 515
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter-circle Rock Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 521 students
    0.2 miles
    5608 W Washington Bl
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 945-5025
    0.2 K-8 521
  • Chicago Douglass Academy High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.4 miles
    543 N Waller Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6176
    0.4 9-12 101
  • Chicago Depriest Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 537 students
    0.5 miles
    139 S Parkside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6800
    0.5 PK-8 537
  • Chicago Moving Everest Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 362 students
    0.5 miles
    416 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (312) 683-9695
    0.5 K-3 362

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