555 E 51st St
Chicago, IL 60615
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Bottom 50%
Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts serves 328 students in grades 9-10.
Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.

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Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts's student population of 328 students has grown by 134% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-10
Total Students
328 students
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School Rankings

Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walter Henri Dyett High School For Arts 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3518 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
33%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-10
  • Students: 328 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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