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 63% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,427 students
Jones College Prep High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jones College Prep High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Jones College Prep High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jones College Prep High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Jones College Prep High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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)
Hawaiian
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Jones College Prep High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jones College Prep High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.73 0.31
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.
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Jones College Prep High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
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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 $13,609 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 70% 88%
City Of Chicago 299 School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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