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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Career Academy High School is an above average, public, charter school located in South Bend, IN. It has 297 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
3801 Crescent Circle
South Bend, IN 46628
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
990
24 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$38,943
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$767
National
$949
Median Home Value
$82,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
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Students

Diversity
A
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Students
297
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.5%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
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Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
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Career Academy is a remarkable school. The teachers are understanding, motivating, and extremely intelligent. They push students to succeed and treat them as they're adults in the real world. The staff is kind and efficient. The programs offered have grown over the years, opening professional doors for all students. The classes are in-depth and meaningful to students. Each year, Career Academy has improved in all aspects. Though, it still has more to improve on. College is emphasized when it is too late, leaving students scrambling for help. Additionally, the school is compacted with grades 6 through 12. Thus, teachers share classrooms, and students are dissatisfied with the age gap. Overall, this high school is good.
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This is a very good school to get students ready for college, the workforce, or the military. They a very good STEM program, however they put too much focus on their robotics team, so they don't pay much attention to other programs. There isn't much variety in their food selections and some of the food they give us is expired. The school day lasts from 8 am until 4 pm, which is about an hour longer than other schools in the area, but the longer days help student finish their work and ask teachers for help. There are smaller class sizes which is good for some one on one learning, which makes it easier to get help from teachers.
Career Academy is a great school for kids. The teachers are very involved with the kids on their learning. They actually care that the students succeed in life more than the paycheck. If a student doesn’t understand the material they will find ways to explain the material in such a great depth that everyone can understand it. I graduated from the school back in 2017 and as a junior in college I can honestly say that they have prepared me for college. They pushed me to my limits and then helped guide me to go beyond them. I guess you could say they over prepared me for college. If there would be anything that I would change about the school it would be the way you get into the school. There is just too much traffic to drop off and pick up the kids.