Kelly High School

4136 S California Av
Chicago, IL 60632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Kelly High School serves 2,016 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Kelly High School's student population of 2,016 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,016 students
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Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kelly High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kelly High School is 0.31, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3239 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
82%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
1%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kelly High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.310.67
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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