Prosser Career Academy High School

  • Prosser Career Academy High School serves 1,376 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (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 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Prosser Career Academy High School's student population of 1,376 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prosser Career Academy High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prosser Career Academy High School is 0.37, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1374 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
77%
26%
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Black
19%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prosser Career Academy High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prosser Career Academy High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.370.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prosser Career Academy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prosser Career Academy High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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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  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
Prosser Career Academy has a wide variety of clubs/groups that can satisfy anybody's interest.
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5  
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  
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  
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  
i reccomend this school because of the so many clubs & sports available
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5  
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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