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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Foreman College and Career Academy is a public school located in Chicago, IL. It has 841 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 5% in reading.
Address
3235 N Leclaire Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Telephone
(773) 534-3400
Website
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Foreman College and Career Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
5%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
910
153 responses
Average ACT
20
63 responses
AP Enrollment
18%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$63,049
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$987
National
$949
Median Home Value
$269,671
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
71%
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 24 responses
Report
  • Homecoming week
    38%
  • Spirit week
    25%
  • PROM
    17%
  • Sport events
    8%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
841
Free or Reduced Lunch
96%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.19 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.7%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,924/ year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
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My experience in Foreman college and career academy it's an average school. I feel like theirs a lot to do such as field trips, more opportunities to go to colleges, a lot of fun sports, the teachers are very nice and pushing to get our work done. They have drivers ed which some schools don't offer. They give more freedom to students, like if they where in college. Treat us like if we are college students. Has a lot of programs after school. Really good food.
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I would like to see the staff change and the rules such as uniform and enter/release times. There is only a few teachers who actually care about your education but most of them hand you a textbook with a certain amount of pages to read and a summary to write while they sit at their desk, for me that is not a good teaching environment and not a good way to learn.
My experience at Foreman was honestly great and bad. I experienced my first heartbreake there, my first depression stage , and I found the love of my life. Foreman has helped me accept myself for who I am and to always try my best. Foreman always gets a bad rep but it’s not bad at all teacher care about you and so do the staff. Foreman was a great and irreplaceable experience i appreciate every staff member , teacher, cop , etc.