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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Prosser Career Academy is an above average, public, magnet school located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,376 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 14% in reading.
Address
2148 N Long Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
Telephone
(773) 534-3200
Website

Prosser Career Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
14%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
990
117 responses
Average ACT
21
184 responses
AP Enrollment
22%
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Living in the Area
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$48,203
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$982
National
$949
Median Home Value
$220,824
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.43 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 152 responses
Report
  • Spirit week
    27%
  • Pep rally
    21%
  • Unity Walk
    13%
  • D&B Competition
    9%
  • IB Armageddon
    9%
  • Winter Concerts
    7%
  • IB Breakfast
    5%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,376
Free or Reduced Lunch
93%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.45 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.45 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.1%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.53 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.53 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.53 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
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.61 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.61 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.61 responses
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Prosser Career Academy Reviews

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My educational experience consisted of great teachers and being surrounded in a great environment where the school staff felt like family. The school consisted of amazing programs that helped students become an active part of their community and becoming better citizens. The one thing that I will say is that for such a great school, the condition of the school itself is very poor. The walls are breaking down and there are holes in ceiling. It was an amazing experience to be given the opportunity the complete my high school career at Prosser Career Academy. Go falcons!
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I like it because it is a school that you feel you are not judge and you feel like you can actually be yourself, there are a lot of opportunities and a lot of places to grow in this school. If you are in the IB program you will feel confident and you will get along with the classmates and teachers because they are very welcoming and understanding.
Over the years I have been in that school, I have felt that they really help you strive to be the best and help you become a better person, there are a lot of clubs and fun activities you can involve yourself with to get to know the school and your classmates better.
Prosser is a great school if you are a hard-working and open-minded student. The IB program is great for college readiness and preparing students for the future. Many students here are starting clubs. Recently, Prosser received $12 million to go towards the CTE program so the shops will be really good for those seeking career readiness in culinary, automotive, gaming, air conditioning, digital media etc