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Jones College Prep High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,427
Best High School in Illinois
#13
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District City of Chicago School District 299
Type Public
 Phone (773)534-8600
 Location 700 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
Charter School No

Jones College Prep 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 13th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Jones College Prep High School student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White34.8%497
Black19.8%283
Hispanic30.6%436
Asian Pacific11%157
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%8
Two or more races2.9%42

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Lower 43.2%

46.5% 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, Jones College Prep High School students are largely middle income and rank 392nd in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman483
Sophomore453
Junior271
Senior220
Total1,427

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
98%

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black90% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
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: 4th in Illinois

Students at Jones College Prep High School scored an average 78% 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 1.5% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys75% to 79%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian.%.%
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*70% to 79%*
Black60% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*65% to 69%*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White90% or more*85% to 89%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
26.3

The average ACT score for Jones College Prep High School students in 2017 was 26.3. This indicates that the average student scores in the 82nd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

2 out of 10

Rank: 534th in Illinois

212 out of 491 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (43%). College admission testing participation is well below the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the bottom 23% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 43rd in Illinois

Jones College Prep High School offers 21 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Jones College Prep High School had 453 taking AP exams with a 388 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 86% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 32%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.5%6
Boys1.4%6
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.9%4
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%8
Boys1.4%6
Girls0.3%2
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.9%4
Girls0%0

Location

Jones College Prep High School
700 S State St
Chicago, IL
60605
(773)534-8600

10 out of 10 1

District

City of Chicago School District 299
Chicago, IL