Marine Leadership Academy - Ames

  • Marine Leadership Academy - Ames serves 840 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Marine Leadership Academy - Ames's student population of 840 students has grown by 54% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students840 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marine Leadership Academy - Ames's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marine Leadership Academy - Ames is 0.13, 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#3146 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
93%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.67
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
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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