555 E 51st St
Chicago, IL 60615
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Walter Henri Dyett High School For The Arts serves 616 students in grades 9-12.
Walter Henri Dyett High School For The 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Walter Henri Dyett High School For The Arts's student population of 616 students has grown by 340% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter Henri Dyett High School For The 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 The Arts is 0.08, 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 2020-2021 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
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Walter Henri Dyett High School For The Arts and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
44%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 616 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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