CTE - Selective

Jones College Prep

Career Academy

Deadline for Application: Friday, December 22nd, 2017

700 S State St
Chicago, IL  60605

Facebook:
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Twitter:
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Main:
(773) 534-8600
Web:
www.jonescollegeprep.org
With an expanded facility, new programs and an honors-level curriculum blending academics, the arts and technology, Jones aims to educate the whole student and develop the leaders of the future.

Nationally recognized for academic excellence, Jones offers an honors-level curriculum blending academics, the arts, and technology, focused on educating the whole student and developing future leaders.
Academic Performance
School LevelLevel 1+
This is the rating the school district gives to a school about how well they are performing. From highest performing to lowest performing, the possible levels are: Level 1+, Level 1, Level 2+, Level 2, and Level 3.
Freshman On Track99%
This is the percentage of the last 9th grade class that, based on their grades and attendance in 9th grade, is on track to graduate. Whether or not a student is on track during their freshman year is the biggest indicator of whether or not they will graduate from high school on time!
Average ACT Score26.20
The ACT is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions that students take during their 11th grade year. This piece of information averages together the scores of the last 11th grade class at a school. The CPS average is 18.2.
Graduation Rates98%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within five years. The average in CPS is 69.9%.
College Enrollment Rates85%
College Readiness91%
This is the percentage of students at a school that scored at least a 21 on the ACT, which demonstrates a higher level of readiness to take college level courses.
School Culture
Student Mobility1%
The percentage of students that transfer in or out of the school during the school year. A higher percentage means that there are more students coming and going. Though it doesn’t tell us why students are transferring in and out, we can imagine that it could feel a little unstable if this is a high percentage.
Student Attendance92%
This is the average daily attendance at the school – on average, what percent of all the students enrolled at the school are in attendance. We don’t know why students may not be attending the school, but if this is a low number it is likely that teachers may have to spend more time reviewing material that absent students miss, making it harder to move forward in a class.
Teacher Attendance90%
This is the average daily attendance of teachers at the school – on average, what percent of all the teachers employed at the school are in attendance. As a student, it could be more challenging to make academic progress if you regularly have substitutes or don’t get to build a relationship with the teacher.
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities?Very Strong
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations?Very Strong
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging?Very Strong
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement?Neutral
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence?Neutral
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school?Strong
School Fit
Avg Class size24
This is the average number of students that is in each classroom. Use your current class as a reference point. Are you comfortable learning and contributing in a class this big? Would you prefer a class that has fewer students or more students?
Total Enrollment1860
This tells us the total number of students that attend the school. Use your school as a reference point. Would you like a school that has fewer, more, or about the same number of students in your school?
Demographics
White 36.0
Hispanic 28.2%
Black 13.8%
Asian 13.1%
Other 8.9%
White 37.3
Hispanic 30.1%
Black 16.9%
Asian 11.9%
Other 3.8%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
General Information
NetworkNetwork 6
School TypeCareer Academy
ProgramsCTE - Selective Selective Enrollment
Application RequirementsStudents will be assigned points for 7th grade final GPA and NWEA MAP percentiles; student selections are based on points. The school will determine the minimum cutoff score for selections.

Students living in the school’s designated geographic area receive priority.

Programs:
Pre-Engineering (Project Lead The Way)
Pre-Law

How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
SelectionsMinimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP.
IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Online:
go.cps.edu

or

Paper:
CTE - College and Career Academies application Download at cps.edu (click “Apply”)
Grades Served9 - 12
Daily Schedule8:00 am - 3:15 pm
Bilingual ServicesNo
Learn Morehttp://illinoisreportcard.com/School.aspx?schoolId=150162990250533
Extracurriculars
College and CareerACT/SAT Prep CoursesCollege 90%College KnowledgeCollege Tours
SportsBaseballBasketballBowlingCheerleadingConditioning and FitnessCross CountryDanceExerciseGolfPom-Pon / SpiritRunningSoccerSoccer, BoysSoftball, GirlsSwimmingSwimming, BoysTennisTrack and FieldTrack and Field, BoysVolleyballWater Polo
ArtsAnimationArt ClubArt StudioArtesian CraftsBandBand/OrchestraCeramicsChoirChoir/ChorusChoral MusicDanceDramaDrawing and Mixed MediaMetalsmithingMusic TheoryMusicalsOrchestraPaintingPhotoPhotographyPhotography and Digital MediaPlays/ActingStep/Line DancingTap/Ballet/Jazz DanceTheaterTheater ArtsViolin/StringsYearbook
MediaGraphic Design
STEM(Not Available)
Health and WellnessCrisis Intervention Services
ScholasticAcademic DecathlonAdvanced PlacementAP BiologyAP Calculus ABAP Calculus BCAP ChemistryAP Chinese Language and CultureAP English Literature and CompositionAP European HistoryAP French Language and CultureAP Music TheoryAP PsychologyAP Spanish Language and CultureAP StatisticsAP Studio Art: 2-D DesignAP Studio Art: 3-D DesignAP United States HistoryAP US Government and PoliticsBook/Reading ClubCeramicsChess TeamChineseCreative WritingDebate TeamEconomicsEnglish Language and CompositionEnvironmental ClubExpanded Library Service HoursFrench 1French 1-2French 1-3French 1-4French 1-5G
Life and LeadershipActivism/Social Impact ClubsEthnic ClubMock TrialModel UNPeer MentorshipService Learning/Community Volunteer ProgramStudent Council/Government
Parents and Community(Not Available)
OtherChess Club