Jones College Prep High School

  • Jones College Prep High School serves 1,861 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jones College Prep High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Jones College Prep High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Jones College Prep High School's student population of 1,861 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2012)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jones College Prep High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jones College Prep High School is 0.72, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#14 out of 3679 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
26%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
40%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.720.68
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
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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