1616 S Avers Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipp Chicago Charters - Ascend Academy serves 931 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Kipp Chicago Charters - Ascend Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kipp Chicago Charters - Ascend Academy's student population of 931 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
931 students
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School Rankings

Kipp Chicago Charters - Ascend Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kipp Chicago Charters - Ascend Academy is 0.10, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2602 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
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47%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
95%
47%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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