Brooks College Prep Academy High School

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School serves 831 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Brooks College Prep Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School's student population of 831 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooks College Prep Academy High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
83%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.290.31
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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