Perspectives Charter High School (Closed 2018)

  • Perspectives Charter High School served 1,705 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 7% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 8% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Perspectives Charter 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,705 students
This chart display total students of Perspectives Charter High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Perspectives Charter High School
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Perspectives Charter High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Perspectives Charter High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#3403 out of 3547 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Perspectives Charter High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
95%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perspectives Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.100.67
This chart display the diversity score of Perspectives Charter High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤1%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Perspectives Charter High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Perspectives Charter High School 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 Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perspectives Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
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

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