This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
49%
State avg: 30%
Details
English
66%
State avg: 36%
Details
6/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
4/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
60%
Hispanic
19%
Black
14%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
613 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
79%
State avg: 88%
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29 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 15
4 3
3 2
2 1
1 6
Neighborhood
2250 North Clifton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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