Curie Metropolitan High School

4959 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Curie Metropolitan High School serves 2,918 students in grades 9-12.
Curie Metropolitan 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 17% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Curie Metropolitan High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Curie Metropolitan High School's student population of 2,918 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,918 students
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Total Classroom Teachers155 teachers
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School Comparison

Curie Metropolitan 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 Curie Metropolitan High School is 0.31, 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
#2930 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
82%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.68
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Graduation Rate
80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
3%
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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 Curie Metropolitan High School is Noble Street Chtr - Mansueto (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Edwards Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Edwards Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,550 student
    0.3 miles
    4815 S Karlov Ave
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 535-4875
    0.3 PK-8 1,550
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr - Mansueto Charter School
    Grades: 9-10 | 525 students
    0.4 miles
    5101 S Keeler Ave
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 349-8200
    0.4 9-10 525
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Spc Zizumbo Campus Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 625 students
    0.6 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3470
    0.6 K-8 625
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Netrk - Major Garcia Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 600 students
    0.6 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3480
    0.6 9-12 600
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Network - Pfc Torress Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
    0.6 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3475
    0.6 K-8 582

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