Farragut Career Academy High School

2345 S Christiana Av
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Farragut Career Academy High School serves 728 students in grades 9-12.
Farragut Career 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 6-9% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Farragut Career Academy High School's student population of 728 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Farragut Career 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 Farragut Career Academy High School is 0.17, 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
#3459 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
91%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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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 Farragut Career Academy High School is Spry Community Links High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kanoon Elementary Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Kanoon Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 630 students
    0.2 miles
    2233 S Kedzie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1736
    0.2 PK-8 630
  • Chicago Crown Elementary Community Acd Fine Arts Center Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 256 students
    0.3 miles
    2128 S St Louis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1680
    0.3 PK-8 256
  • Chicago Cardenas Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 561 students
    0.4 miles
    2345 S Millard Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1465
    0.4 PK-3 561
  • Chicago Castellanos Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 601 students
    0.4 miles
    2524 S Central Park
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1620
    0.4 4-8 601
  • Chicago Mccormick Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 719 students
    0.5 miles
    2712 S Sawyer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 535-7252
    0.5 PK-5 719

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