Harper High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
2.2
Math Proficiency
1.7
Reading Proficiency
1.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 692 Students
  • 54 Teachers

Harper High School
6520 SOUTH WOOD ST
CHICAGO, IL 60636

Phone: (773) 535-9150

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

At Harper High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Harper High School is 9 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Harper High School 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 None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 692
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 73%
Full-Time Teachers 54

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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 16%
Proficient in Math 10%
College Readiness Index 2.2

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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 No
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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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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