B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
3630 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60609
Telephone
(773) 535-1590
Website

Air Force Academy High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
12%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
920
10 responses
Average ACT
21
62 responses
AP Enrollment
15%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 25 responses
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  • Community Service
    20%
  • Talent Show
    20%
  • Drill Competition
    16%
  • Marching in parades
    16%
  • School Fundraiser Dances
    12%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Culture celebration performances
    4%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
370
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
33.3%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,765/ year
National
$12,239
53%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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Air Force Academy High School Reviews

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While attending Air Force Academy High School I have been given many academic as well as leadership opportunities. As a junior, I currently have a 4.0 GPA. To some students the curriculum is not as rigorous but to others it may. Our teachers and staff always try their very best to assist us in what they can. There is some parent involvement but not as much. Overall, Air Force Academy High School is a great school to attend.
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My experience at the air force academy high school has been long; I've been apart of the air force community since I was a freshman. The high school's performance has been poor in some ways, although when it comes to college readiness, the air force high school is well prepared.
Air Force Academy High School is a small Chicago public school which has its advantages. Since it's quite small with currently about 300 students, the teachers and students can get to know each other and connect well.