Simeon Career Academy High School

8147 S Vincennes Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Simeon Career Academy High School serves 1,335 students in grades 9-12.
Simeon Career 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 2% (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 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Simeon Career Academy High School's student population of 1,335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Simeon Career 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 Simeon Career Academy High School is 0.02, 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
#3657 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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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 Simeon Career Academy High School is Yccs-community Youth Dev Institutional High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westcott Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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