Simpson Academy High School For Young Women

  • Simpson Academy High School For Young Women serves 55 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Simpson Academy High School For Young Women's student population of 55 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simpson Academy High School For Young Women's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simpson Academy High School For Young Women is 0.43, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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Hispanic
26%
26%
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Black
71%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simpson Academy High School For Young Women.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.430.68
This chart display the diversity score of Simpson Academy High School For Young Women and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate50-59%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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