Jones College Prep High School

  • Jones College Prep High School serves 1,427 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Jones College Prep High School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1427 students has grown by 61% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,427 students
Jones College Prep High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Jones College Prep High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Jones College Prep High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJones College Prep High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Jones College Prep High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
12%
5%
Jones College Prep High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
31%
25%
Jones College Prep High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
20%
17%
Jones College Prep High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
35%
49%
Jones College Prep High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jones College Prep High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJones College Prep High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.730.67
Jones College Prep High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
52%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,889 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,546 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed390,653753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate70%88%
City Of Chicago 299 School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$5,104 MM$11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$5,363 MM$11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,889$11,118
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,546$11,218
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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