6520 S Wood St
Chicago, IL 60636
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Harper High School serves 133 students in grades 9-12.
Harper 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Harper High School's student population of 133 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Harper High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Harper 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2681 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harper High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
42%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harper High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 133 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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