Chicago Military Academy High School

3519 S Giles Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Chicago Military Academy High School serves 309 students in grades 9-12.
Chicago Military Academy High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Chicago Military Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Chicago Military Academy High School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students309 students
This chart display total students of Chicago Military Academy High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Chicago Military Academy High School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Chicago Military Academy High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Chicago Military Academy High School by grade.

School Comparison

Chicago Military Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chicago Military Academy High School is 0.48, 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 Testing Rank
#3201 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Chicago Military Academy High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chicago Military Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chicago Military Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Chicago Military Academy High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
65%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chicago Military Academy High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.480.68
This chart display the diversity score of Chicago Military Academy High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Chicago Military Academy High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chicago Military Academy High School 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chicago Military Academy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chicago Military Academy High School is Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is James R Doolittle Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago James R Doolittle Academy Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 277 students
    0.3 miles
    535 E 35th St
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 535-1040
    0.3 PK-8 277
  • Chicago Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 462 students
    0.3 miles
    3663 S Wabash Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 358-6800
    0.3 7-12 462
  • Chicago Chicago High School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 612 students
    0.4 miles
    2714 W Augusta Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-9710
    0.4 9-12 612
  • Chicago Yccs-youth Connection Leadership Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 231 students
    0.4 miles
    3424 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312) 225-4668
    0.4 10-12 231
  • Chicago Phillips Academy High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 623 students
    0.5 miles
    244 E Pershing Rd
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1603
    0.5 9-12 623

School Reviews

Review Chicago Military Academy High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.