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C
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Spry Community Links High School is a public school located in Chicago, IL. It has 154 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 15% of students are at least proficient in math and 10% in reading.
About Spry Community Links High School...
School District
Chicago Public Schools
Address
2400 S Marshall Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
Telephone
(773) 534-1997
Website

Spry Community Links High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
10%
Percent Proficient - Math
15%
Average Graduation Rate
75%
Average SAT
930
12 responses
Average ACT
18
26 responses
AP Enrollment
45%
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Living in the Area
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    D
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$32,616
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$786
National
$949
Median Home Value
$142,825
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
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
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Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
154
Free or Reduced Lunch
96%
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,362
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.8%
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
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
62%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.13 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.13 responses
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Spry Community Links High School Reviews

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I have attended Spry Community Links for 2 years and am currently attending my last year as a senior. My experience has not been the best, so there are a couple of things I do not like, but there are a couple that I am okay with. I believe the school needs a major makeover, from the principal, some of the staff, to the policies. I feel like the the staff should care more about our education and things outside relating to us, our culture and beliefs. I believe the policies should be focused on more things, not just one topic. What I do like, is the school is small, so you can easily get to know more other students, as well as the teachers.
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My experience in Links, wasn't the best, but wasn't the worse. I believe their should be more diversity in their school, and re-located to another building or their own building. I can' complain the years went by fast. The principle should be more involved and teachers should be more experienced.
What can I tell you about the best High School experience? Well my experience in this high school was great. Not the high school experience every one expects, the high school dream we see on movies. A very small school, small enough to know every one. The best teachers who care so much about every single individual and willing to help with anything. What I like about this high school is the people around and mainly the environment. What I would like to see change from this school is for this school to have a building of its own.