World Language High School

3120 S Kostner Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
World Language High School serves 354 students in grades 9-12.
World Language 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

World Language High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

World Language High School's student population of 354 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

World Language High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of World Language High School is 0.17, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2790 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
91%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in World Language High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
60%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to World Language High School is Infinity Math Science & Technical High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Zapata Elementary Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Infinity Math Science & Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 417 students
    0.0 miles
    3120 S Kostner Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 535-4225
    0 9-12 417
  • Chicago Multicultural Academy Scholarshp High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 223 students
    0.0 miles
    3120 S Kostner Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 535-4242
    0 9-12 223
  • Chicago School Of Social Justice High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
    0.0 miles
    3120 S Kostner Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 535-4300
    0 9-12 285
  • Chicago Zapata Elementary Academy Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 779 students
    0.4 miles
    2728 S Kostner Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1390
    0.4 PK-8 779
  • Chicago Whitney Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 986 students
    0.5 miles
    2815 S Komensky Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1560
    0.5 PK-8 986

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