Best Practice High School (Closed 2012)

  • Best Practice High School served 73 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤20% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Best Practice 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 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (10-11)#3644 out of 3711 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
80%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Best Practice High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
90%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Best Practice High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Best Practice High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.180.68
This chart display the diversity score of Best Practice High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Graduation Rate (10-11)≥80%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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