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Brooks College Prep Academy High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
786
Best High School in Illinois
#34
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District City of Chicago School District 299
Type Public
 Phone (773)535-9930
 Location 250 E 111th St
Chicago, IL 60628
Charter School No

Brooks College Prep Academy High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 34th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Brooks College Prep Academy High School student body is mostly Black with a smaller Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0.5%4
Black83.6%657
Hispanic14.2%112
Asian Pacific0.1%1
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.4%11

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Lower 20.2%

76.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Brooks College Prep Academy HS students are largely lower income and rank 551st in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman191
Sophomore212
Junior202
Senior181
Total786

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
95% or more*

9 out of 10

Rank: 38th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
Illinois Median87%
Percentile95%
Whitesuppressed*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific-
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in Illinois

Students at Brooks College Prep Academy High School scored an average 52% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
Boys40% to 49%*40% to 49%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Black45% to 49%*55% to 59%*
Hispanic40% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White-.%
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
22.4

The average ACT score for Brooks College Prep Academy High School students in 2017 was 22.4. This indicates that the average student scores in the 63rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 478th in Illinois

178 out of 383 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the bottom 31% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

2 out of 10

Rank: 248th in Illinois

Brooks College Prep Academy High School offers 33 AP courses. 78 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Brooks College Prep Academy High School had 586 taking AP exams with a 186 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 25% percentile and well below the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 32% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 78% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 64%
AP Courses Offered 33

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate33%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate33%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate33%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.5%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.4%2
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.7%2

Location

Brooks College Prep Academy High School
250 E 111th St
Chicago, IL
60628
(773)535-9930

10 out of 10 1

District

City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago, IL