Bridgescape Academy

  • Bridgescape Academy serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bridgescape Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Bridgescape Academy's student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 61% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students587 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bridgescape Academy
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Bridgescape Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bridgescape Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bridgescape Academy is 0.33, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3614 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≤5%
32%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≤5%
38%
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bridgescape Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bridgescape Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
80%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bridgescape Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bridgescape Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.330.68
This chart display the diversity score of Bridgescape Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)
25%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bridgescape Academy 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.
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

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