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

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Urban Prep Charter - South Shore High School is a public, charter school located in Chicago, IL. It has 365 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 51 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 8% in reading.

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521 E 35th St
Chicago, IL 60616
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
8%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
970
9 responses
Average ACT
20
38 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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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.
Poll
67%
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?
Based on 3 responses
  • Shook Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand at commencement
    67%
  • The freshman retreat
    33%

Students

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
365
Free or Reduced Lunch
80%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
51:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
29.4%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,409 / year
National
$12,239
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

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