Details overview

School leader Aydin Kara
District City Of Chicago School District 299
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Creative writing
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Turkish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer
Library
Art room
Auditorium
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
College / career center
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
College preparation resources Community college courses
College prep programs/courses during the year
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 60% 24%
Black 26% 18%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 4%
White 3% 51%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
7
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
1
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Basketball
Softball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Wrestling
Baseball
Flag football
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Awards

Academic award #1 high school in Chicago among all non selective high schools
Year received 2008

Teachers

8
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Security personnel
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Application requirements Application

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012