Senn High School

5900 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60660
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Senn High School serves 1,449 students in grades 9-12.
Senn 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 24% (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 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Senn High School's student population of 1,449 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

Senn 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 Senn High School is 0.72, which is more 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
#2498 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
42%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
11%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.68
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
58%
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 Senn High School is Rickover Naval Academy High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hayt Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Rickover Naval Academy High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 555 students
    0.0 miles
    5900 N Glenwood Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 534-2890
    0 9-12 555
  • Chicago Hayt Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,010 student
    0.4 miles
    1518 W Granville Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 534-2040
    0.4 PK-8 1,010
  • Chicago Peirce Elementary Intl Studies School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,018 student
    0.4 miles
    1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 534-2440
    0.4 PK-8 1,018
  • Chicago Swift Elementary Specialty School Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 706 students
    0.4 miles
    5900 N Winthrop Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 534-2695
    0.4 PK-8 706
  • Chicago Asian Human Srvcs-passage Chrtr Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 452 students
    0.5 miles
    1643 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 433-3530
    0.5 PK-8 452

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