King College Prep High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,465
College Readiness Index
26.5
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 905 Students
  • 60 Teachers

King College Prep High School
4445 SOUTH DREXEL BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60653

Phone: (773) 535-1180

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

King College Prep High School is ranked 58th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at King College Prep High School is 55 percent. The student body makeup is 41 percent male and 59 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. King College Prep High School is 1 of 110 high schools in the Chicago Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1465
State Rank
#58
Magnet Rank
#213

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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 905
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 74%
Full-Time Teachers 60

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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 66%
Proficient in Math 62%
College Readiness Index 26.5

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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 110
Total Students 122,868
Proficient in Reading (district average) 27%
Proficient in Math (district average) 26%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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