Phillips Academy High School

244 E Pershing Rd
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Phillips Academy High School serves 623 students in grades 9-12.
Phillips 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Phillips Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Phillips Academy High School's student population of 623 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Phillips Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Phillips 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
#3509 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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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 Phillips Academy High School is Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy Math: 10% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
    0.0 miles
    249 E 37th St
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1204
    0 PK-8 382
  • Chicago Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 462 students
    0.3 miles
    3663 S Wabash Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 358-6800
    0.3 7-12 462
  • Chicago Bronzeville Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 197 students
    0.5 miles
    4930 S Cottage Grve
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 285-8400
    0.5 K-8 197
  • Chicago Chicago Military Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 309 students
    0.5 miles
    3519 S Giles Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 534-9750
    0.5 9-12 309
  • Chicago Fuller Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    0.6 miles
    4214 S St Lawrence
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1687
    0.6 PK-8 371

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