Wells Community Academy High School

1/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
19
Grades
9-12
Students
536
Type
Public
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Academics
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Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


English Language Arts 1
3%
State avg: 36%
Algebra I
1%
State avg: 17%
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College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
71%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
15
State avg: 20
AP course participation
23%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
54%
Hispanic
43%
White
2%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
289 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 12%
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19 Reviews
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Neighborhood
936 North Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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