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Proviso Math and Science Academy


Overview

Student Enrollment
751
Best High School in Illinois
#46
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Proviso Twp High School District 209
Type Public
 Phone (708)338-4100
 Location 8601 Roosevelt Rd
Forest Park, IL 60130
Charter School No

Proviso Math and Science Academy has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 46th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Proviso Math and Science Academy student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant Black population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7.2%54
Black32.1%241
Hispanic55.8%419
Asian Pacific3.2%24
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races1.3%10

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Lower 48.3%

43.4% 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, Proviso Math and Science Academy students are largely middle income and rank 357th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman194
Sophomore208
Junior150
Senior199
Total751

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%
White80% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 15th in Illinois

Students at Proviso Math and Science Academy scored an average 62% 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 3.2% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*80% to 84%*
Boys55% to 59%*60% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*50% or more*
Black40% to 44%*70% to 79%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*75% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White50% or more*50% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
23.9

The average ACT score for Proviso Math and Science Academy students in 2017 was 23.9. This indicates that the average student scores in the 68th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 179th in Illinois

203 out of 349 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (58%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 309th in Illinois

Proviso Math and Science Academy offers 3 AP courses. 13 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 41% percentile and slightly below the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Proviso Math and Science Academy had 74 taking AP exams with a 8 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 6% percentile and significantly lower than the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 11% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 13% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Courses Offered 3

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students-0.7%-5
Boys0%0
Girls-1.2%-5
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students-0.7%-5
Boys0%0
Girls-1.2%-5

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students-0.7%-5
Boys0%0
Girls-1.2%-5
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

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

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.7%2

Location

Proviso Math and Science Academy
8601 Roosevelt Rd
Forest Park, IL
60130
(708)338-4100

10 out of 10 1

District

Proviso Twp High School District 209
Forest Park, IL