Richards Career Academy High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
20.6
Math Proficiency
1.7
Reading Proficiency
1.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 470 Students
  • 37 Teachers

Richards Career Academy High School
5009 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60609

Phone: (773) 535-4945

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

At Richards Career Academy High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Richards Career Academy High School is 42 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Richards Career Academy 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 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 470
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 92%
Full-Time Teachers 37

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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 8%
Proficient in Math 7%
College Readiness Index 20.6

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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 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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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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