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Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus
  • Public, Charter
  • Chicago, IL

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Report Card

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

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1930 S Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
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From Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus

Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin campus provides a holistic approach to education, combining relevant and rigorous college preparatory curriculum with strong social emotional learning to prepare our students for college and for life. Located in South Loop, Joslin serves a diverse group of students from across the city in grades 6-12.

Joslin utilizes the city and region as a classroom to provide our students with real world and experiential learning opportunities. Joslin’s vibrant, small-school learning environment allows students to build on their educational experience through internships and electives like art, fitness, humanities, and STEM courses as well as an accelerated pathway for high-achieving students. Students begin to visit college campuses as early as 6th grade, and Dual Enrollment is offered in partnership with City Colleges’. Home of NBA All-Star, Anthony Davis, students can also participate in over 50 after school programs and athletic teams.

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Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
17%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
950
277 responses
Average ACT
19
365 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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 A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$114,894
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,020
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$421,979
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
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. 61 responses
Poll
59%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 61 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 152 responses
  • Prep rally's
    25%
  • Spirit Week
    23%
  • Feast of thanks
    16%
  • Boys basketball games always sell out
    9%
  • Having no school.
    7%
  • Football games
    5%
  • Debate tournaments
    4%

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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
1,705
Free or Reduced Lunch
91%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 59 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 59 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.2%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 87 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 87 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 87 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,409 / year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 104 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 104 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 104 responses

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