Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#374
College Readiness Index
50.8
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 769 Students
  • 49 Teachers

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

Phone: (773) 535-9930

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy is ranked 13th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy is 75 percent. The student body makeup is 37 percent male and 63 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy is 1 of 107 high schools in the Chicago Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#374
State Rank
#13
Magnet Rank
#83

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 769
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 87%
Full-Time Teachers 49

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 81%
Proficient in Math 76%
College Readiness Index 50.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 107
Total Students 95,704
Proficient in Reading (district average) 27%
Proficient in Math (district average) 23%
College Readiness (district average) 20.2

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