Excel - Southwest High School

7050 S Washtenaw Ave
Chicago, IL 60629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Excel - Southwest High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • : 45-49% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Excel - Southwest High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students (19-20)
89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
n/a

School Rankings

Excel - Southwest High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
This School
State Level (IL)
#2051 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Excel - Southwest High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤20%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Excel - Southwest 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 2020-21 school year data.
≤20%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Excel - Southwest 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
5%
Hispanic
(19-20)
16%
26%
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Black
(19-20)
83%
17%
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White
(19-20)
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
n/a
4%
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(17-18)
45-49%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Excel - Southwest High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
85%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Excel - Southwest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Excel - Southwest High School's ranking?
Excel - Southwest High School is ranked #2051 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Excel - Southwest High School?
The graduation rate of Excel - Southwest High School is 45-49%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Excel - Southwest High School?
89 students attend Excel - Southwest High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Excel - Southwest High School students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What grades does Excel - Southwest High School offer ?
Excel - Southwest High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Excel - Southwest High School part of?
Excel - Southwest High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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