Hirsch Metropolitan High School

7740 S Ingleside Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Hirsch Metropolitan High School serves 136 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hirsch Metropolitan 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Hirsch Metropolitan High School's student population of 136 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 55% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hirsch Metropolitan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hirsch Metropolitan High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3395 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Diversity Score0.000.67
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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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

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