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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Lake View High School is a public school located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,299 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 19% of students are at least proficient in math and 20% in reading.

Lake View High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
20%
Percent Proficient - Math
19%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1040
138 responses
Average ACT
21
181 responses
AP Enrollment
24%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$95,185
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,484
National
$949
Median Home Value
$410,186
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
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.28 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 103 responses
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  • Prep rally
    21%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Choir concert
    12%
  • Sporting Events
    10%
  • Band concert
    8%
  • The school really tries to get students involved
    5%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,299
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.33 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.33 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,350
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.51 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.51 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,924/ year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.54 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.54 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.54 responses
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I give Lake View Highschool a 3/5 because they have amazing teachers who I have formed great relationships with. Teachers who I have learned so much from! The only negative about this school is the students, I am not a perfect student myself but there are so many students who go for no reason or if they do it is so start a fight. Although Lakeview is a public school I think they should accept kids who actually want to learn and build good relationships with their peers.
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I most enjoyed my social memories; such as making friends, participating in extracurricular events; such as competing on the Varsity swim team, and leading as secretary of the Anime Club. I made plenty of friends, a few of which I am still friends with to this day.
Not all the memories were good, but overall, I grew and learned a lot from my mistakes, and the mistakes of others. Struggling through high school as a popular introvert helped me to discover my own self-worth, and to know that I deserve more than what I think I do.
Overall, I loved many of my teachers, and although I attend college on the other side of the country, there are some memories I will never be able to let go of.
During my time at Lake View High School I was shaped into a better friend, leader, learner and mentor. Whenever I needed help I knew exactly where to go and what resources to use because the teachers and staff at Lake View High School are very helpful and want to see their students succeed. Aside from academics, Lake View High School exhibits diversity, school culture and parental and community involvement. There are students, teachers, and staff at Lake View who come from different backgrounds and experiences which makes up the community of the school and partners. Teachers and staff have always made Lake View feel like home. Lake View showed how important college readiness was in order to make sure their students are ready for the challenges college brings. Lake View created programs and workshops about financial aid, supplemental essays, outside organizations, and picking the best-fit college.