1920 N Hamlin Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Marine Leadership Academy - Ames serves 824 students in grades 7-12.
Marine Leadership Academy - Ames 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 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 824 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames's student population of 824 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
824 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames 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 Marine Leadership Academy - Ames is 0.08, 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
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3292 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
7%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
14%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
96%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marine Leadership Academy - Ames's ranking?

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Marine Leadership Academy - Ames?

The graduation rate of Marine Leadership Academy - Ames is 95%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.

How many students attend Marine Leadership Academy - Ames?

824 students attend Marine Leadership Academy - Ames.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

96% of Marine Leadership Academy - Ames students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.

What grades does Marine Leadership Academy - Ames offer ?

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames offers enrollment in grades 7-12

What school district is Marine Leadership Academy - Ames part of?

Marine Leadership Academy - Ames is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break, No School
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
End of Q4/Last Day of School
June 07, 2023 (Wednesday)

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5   8/20/2022
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 824 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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