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Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy
  • Public, Charter
  • Chicago, IL

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Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade C
  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade C+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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3663 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60653
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From Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy (MSA) prepares our students for success in college and in life by pairing strong social emotional learning with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that emphasizes science, technology, math, engineering, and the arts. Located in Bronzeville, MSA serves approximately 500 students in grades 7-12.

MSA offers cutting edge technology that allow students to gain certifications and excel in web design, computer coding, Adobe Photoshop™, robotics, AP Physics and relevant STEM courses. High-achieving students can also opt in to an accelerated pathway to earn college credits through dual enrollment partnerships with the City Colleges of Chicago.

MSA partners with leading organizations, including Horizon Pharma and AAR, to give students opportunities to build relationships with mentors in STEM industries. Students begin college visits in middle school and all students receive targeted college counseling support.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
8%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
910
8 responses
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

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$39,234
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$867
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$253,871
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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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
488
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
14.1%
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Clubs & Activities

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