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Perspectives High School of Technology
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  • Public, Charter
  • CHICAGO, IL

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  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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8522 S LAFAYETTE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60620
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Perspectives High School of Technology (TECH) integrates the use and understanding of technology throughout our rigorous and relevant college preparatory curriculum, providing students with a competitive advantage in college and beyond.

TECH students take advanced technology courses in a modern computing environment that supports server-based computing as well as web-based applications. Our tools include tablet computing, traditional desktops, and both wired/fixed and wireless/mobile thin clients. TECH scholars have the opportunity to graduate High School with Adobe Software™ certification which would externally cost up to $40,000. TECH offers students to enhance their educational experience by providing AP classes, an accelerated pathway for high-achieving students, and Dual Enrollment in partnership with City Colleges. Students can also participate in over 50 after school programs and athletic teams.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
5%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
950
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Average ACT
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AP Enrollment
19%

A Disciplined Life

A Disciplined Life® is a culture we create through our set of 26 principles, CORE5 practices, and social emotional learning curriculum. Our 26 principles guide our actions, building a community of trust, curiosity and achievement that develop positive self-perception, healthy relationships, and the tools for productivity.

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$34,936
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$921
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$175,132
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
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Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
317
Free or Reduced Lunch
91%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
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National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
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Teachers in First/Second Year
17.9%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
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Girls Athletic Participation
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Boys Athletic Participation
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Expenses Per Student
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National
$12,239
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