Brooks College Prep Academy High School

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School serves 915 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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 915 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students915 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooks College Prep Academy High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#276 out of 3679 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
84%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.67
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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