North Cook Young Adult Academy serves 25 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

North Cook Young Adult Academy's student population of 25 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
25 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of North Cook Young Adult Academy is 0.71, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
26%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
16%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Cook Young Adult Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of North Cook Young Adult Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Cook Young Adult Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
15%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • North Cook Young Adult Academy (NCYAA) is a Regional Safe Schools Program that serves students from Grades 6-12 who have had multiple suspensions or are pending expulsion from their home schools. NCYAA is dedicated to providing a positive, safe and inclusive learning experience for all students.
Profile last updated: 08/25/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 25 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10% in IL)

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