Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#120
College Readiness Index
73.0
Math Proficiency
3.4
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 2,164 Students
  • 110 Teachers

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607

Phone: (773) 534-7500

District: Chicago Public Schools

Overview

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School is ranked 4th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School is 84 percent. The student body makeup is 43 percent male and 57 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 71 percent. Whitney M. Young Magnet 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 Gold
National Rank
#120
State Rank
#4
Magnet Rank
#43

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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 2,164
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 71%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 38%
Full-Time Teachers 110

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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 97%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 73.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

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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