Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School

1060 E 47th St
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School serves 116 students in grades 9-12.
Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School 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 ≤20% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School's student population of 116 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 150% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Rankings

Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School 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 Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School is 0.04, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2681 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
47%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School is King College Prep High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ariel Elementary Community Academy (0.1 miles away)
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