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.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
≤20%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Best Practice High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
≤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 Ratio
7:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Best Practice High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Best Practice High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Best Practice High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
89%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Best Practice High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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 Score
0.20
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
85%
43%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 80% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 75% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Best Practice High School?
The graduation rate of Best Practice High School is 80%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 83%.
How many students attend Best Practice High School?
73 students attend Best Practice High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Best Practice High School students are Black, and 11% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Best Practice High School?
Best Practice High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Best Practice High School offer ?
Best Practice High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Best Practice High School part of?
Best Practice High School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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