Youth Connections Charter High School (Closed 2018)

Youth Connections Charter High School served 3,959 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤1% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤5% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,959 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Youth Connections Charter High School
Total Classroom Teachers151 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Youth Connections Charter High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
≤1%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
≤5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Youth Connections Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
71%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Youth Connections Charter High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.430.68
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
32%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Youth Connections Charter 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 (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Youth Connections Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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 Youth Connections Charter High School is Yccs-youth Connection Leadership (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Yccs-youth Connection Leadership Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 231 students
    0.1 miles
    3424 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312) 225-4668
    0.1 10-12 231
  • Chicago Perspectives Chtr - Iit Campus Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 462 students
    0.3 miles
    3663 S Wabash Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 358-6800
    0.3 7-12 462
  • Chicago Chicago Military Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 309 students
    0.4 miles
    3519 S Giles Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 534-9750
    0.4 9-12 309
  • Chicago Chicago High School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 612 students
    0.6 miles
    2714 W Augusta Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-9710
    0.6 9-12 612
  • Chicago Phillips Academy High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 623 students
    0.6 miles
    244 E Pershing Rd
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1603
    0.6 9-12 623
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