543 N Waller Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Douglass Academy High School serves 49 students in grades 9-12.
Douglass Academy High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Douglass Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Douglass Academy High School's student population of 49 students has declined by 70% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglass Academy High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Douglass Academy High School is 0.15, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
45%
27%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 49 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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