Simeon Career High School

8147 S Vincennes Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Simeon Career High School serves 1,296 students in grades 9-12.
Simeon Career 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 2% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Simeon Career High School's student population of 1,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Simeon Career High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Simeon Career High School is 0.04, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3655 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
27%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Simeon Career High School's ranking?
Simeon Career High School is ranked #3655 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Simeon Career High School often compared to?
Simeon Career High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rich Township High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 2% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Simeon Career High School?
The graduation rate of Simeon Career High School is 92%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Simeon Career High School?
1,296 students attend Simeon Career High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Simeon Career High School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Simeon Career High School?
Simeon Career High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Simeon Career High School offer ?
Simeon Career High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Simeon Career High School part of?
Simeon Career High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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