Douglass Academy High School

543 N Waller Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Douglass Academy High School serves 101 students in grades 9-12.
Douglass 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

Douglass Academy High School's student population of 101 students has declined by 54% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Douglass 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 Douglass Academy High School is 0.08, 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
#2643 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
45%
27%
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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 Douglass Academy High School is Austin College And Career Academy High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ellington Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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