Jefferson Alternative High School

  • Jefferson Alternative High School serves 182 students in grades 6-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Alternative High School's student population of 182 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students182 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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Hispanic
18%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Alternative High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
81%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Alternative High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Alternative High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Alternative High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.310.67
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Alternative High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)21-39%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Alternative 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.
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, middle school, and elementary school to Jefferson Alternative High School is Il Center For Rehab & Educ-r (0.3 miles away)
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