2714 W Augusta Blvd
Chicago, IL 60622
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Chicago High School For The Arts serves 613 students in grades 9-12.
Chicago High School For The Arts placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 613 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chicago High School For The Arts's student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
613 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Chicago High School For The Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chicago High School For The Arts is 0.71, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2124 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
27%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
18%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 613 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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