Von Steuben Metro Science High School

5039 N Kimball Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Top 30%
Serving 1,652 students in grades 9-12, Von Steuben Metro Science High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Von Steuben Metro Science High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Von Steuben Metro Science High School's student population of 1,652 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Von Steuben Metro Science High School ranks within the top 30% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Von Steuben Metro Science High School is 0.65, 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)
#839 out of 3663 schools
(Top 30%)
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39%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Von Steuben Metro Science High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
38%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
54%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
17%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Von Steuben Metro Science High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
16%
3%
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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 Von Steuben Metro Science High School's ranking?
Von Steuben Metro Science High School is ranked #839 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Von Steuben Metro Science High School often compared to?
Von Steuben Metro Science High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Park High School, Northside College Preparatory High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Von Steuben Metro Science High School?
The graduation rate of Von Steuben Metro Science High School is 93%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Von Steuben Metro Science High School?
1,652 students attend Von Steuben Metro Science High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Von Steuben Metro Science High School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Von Steuben Metro Science High School?
Von Steuben Metro Science High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Von Steuben Metro Science High School offer ?
Von Steuben Metro Science High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Von Steuben Metro Science High School part of?
Von Steuben Metro Science High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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