Schurz High School

3601 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Schurz High School serves 1,751 students in grades 9-12.
Schurz 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 7% (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 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Schurz High School's student population of 1,751 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,751 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

Schurz 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 Schurz High School is 0.32, 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
#3454 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
82%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
5%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Graduation Rate
81%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
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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 Schurz High School is Yccs-aspira Pantoja Alternative High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scammon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Disney II Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Disney II Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 431 students
    0.4 miles
    3815 N Kedvale Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3750
    0.4 PK-6 431
  • Chicago Scammon Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 747 students
    0.4 miles
    4201 W Henderson St
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3475
    0.4 PK-8 747
  • Chicago Garcia Lorca Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 828 students
    0.7 miles
    3231 N Springfield
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-0950
    0.7 PK-8 828
  • Chicago Yccs-aspira Pantoja Alternative High School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 180 students
    0.7 miles
    3121 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 342-1509
    0.7 10-12 180
  • Chicago Aspira Charter - Early College Pr Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 364 students
    0.8 miles
    3986 W Barry Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 342-1509
    0.8 9-12 364

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