Prosser Career Academy High School

  • Prosser Career Academy High School serves 1,473 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Prosser Career Academy High School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.
  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1473 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,473 students
Prosser Career Academy High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Prosser Career Academy High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
Prosser Career Academy High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeProsser Career Academy High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Prosser Career Academy High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Prosser Career Academy High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
75%
25%
Prosser Career Academy High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
21%
17%
Prosser Career Academy High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
4%
49%
Prosser Career Academy High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.400.67
Prosser Career Academy High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
95%
52%
Prosser Career Academy High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Prosser Career Academy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,889 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,546 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed390,653753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate70%88%
City Of Chicago 299 School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$5,104 MM$11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$5,363 MM$11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,889$11,118
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,546$11,218
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
Prosser Career Academy has a wide variety of clubs/groups that can satisfy anybody's interest.
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5  11/15/2012
Prosser career academy is a great school where the teachers are helpful and there for you. This school offers great sport programs and clubs. The lot is big and that so there can be more classes held in the school. a wide range variety of classes. there are fun programs that also teach us at the same time.
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5  11/15/2012
This school is very well-rounded amongst the students who go there. All of the students here always feel welcome here. I fell that this school is the one that teaches students the best mainly because it focuses only upon the students themselfs.
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5  11/15/2012
i think this school is one the best schools in the whole state with great students and even greater teachers its a safe,fun,and learing experince for everyone
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5  11/15/2012
i reccomend this school because of the so many clubs & sports available
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5  11/15/2012
I like how Prosser has helpful staff and how it offers great clubs, activities and groups, like ATG. ATG is a great group, and we have done a lot for the school, staff, and the community. I like how the teachers are here to help and support us.
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5  11/15/2012
This school offers many exciting choices that can help you in the future. It offers many clubs and groups that can help you learn new helpful skills that also help you out in the future.
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