2014 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 883 Students
- 53 Teachers
Walter Payton College Preparatory High School
1034 NORTH WELLS ST
CHICAGO, IL 60610
Phone: (773) 534-0034
District: Chicago Public Schools
Walter Payton College Preparatory High School's curriculum is centered on honors and Advanced Placement courses in math, science, language and humanities, among other subjects. Students at Payton Prep can supplement their classroom learning via global exchange and study programs in countries such as France, Brazil, China and South Africa. In addition to core courses and exchange opportunities, students at Walter Payton College Prep can de-stress via seminars such as horseback riding and Pilates.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||66%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||33%|
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||96%|
|Proficient in Math||98%|
|College Readiness Index||87.8|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||No|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||27%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||26%|
|College Readiness (district average)||21.9|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.