Payton College Preparatory High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. have above average college readiness measures, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Algebra I
87%
State avg: 23%
Math
87%
State avg: 30%
English
92%
State avg: 36%
10/10
College readiness
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Good news!

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

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
30
State avg: 21
AP course participation
51%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
9/10
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.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
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Students
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White
42%
Hispanic
23%
Black
16%
Asian
13%
Two or more races
5%
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
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
163 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 88%
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19 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
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2 1
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Neighborhood
1034 North Wells St
Chicago, IL 60610
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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