AFAHS provides a rigorous curriculum across all disciplines and grade levels, emphasizing literacy, science, character development and discipline in a nurturing, positive, structured and safe environment.  AFAHS is also the only provider of a flight program for students in the Chicagoland area who are interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace industry.  Our state of the art Flight Simulator Lab is the only one in CPS conveniently located near the South Loop.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

259

School Type

Military academy ?

Faculty


Mrs.Yashika N Tippett-Eggleston
Principal

Hours


07:30 AM-03:00 PM
School Hours
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
07:15 AM
Earliest Drop Off
03:00 Pm - 06:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
24, 35, 39, 44
CTA Train
Green, Red
Metra
Rock Island District (RI)

Demographics ?


Asian
2.7%
Black
44.4%
Hispanic
40.5%
White
10.4%
Other
1.9%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
88.8%
Limited English
2.7%
Mobility Rate ?
7.6%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average 2017 ?
915
CPS Average 968
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 2017 ?
86.7%
CPS Average 77.5%
College Enrollment 2017 ?
52.9%
CPS Average 59.8%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
23rd
10th Grade (PSAT10)
11th
11th Grade (SAT)
39th
0
50
99
Local Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT9)
22.2%
10th Grade (PSAT10)
14.7%
11th Grade (SAT)
18.6%
All
18.7%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT9 - 791
PSAT10 - 808
SAT - 915
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2017)
87.4%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
School (2016)
80.2%
CPS (2016)
87.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation  (classes of 2016 and 2017)
School (2017)
78.9%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
School (2016)
75.7%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
86.7%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
School (2016)
86.1%
CPS (2016)
73.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment  (classes of 2015 and 2016)
School (2017)
52.9%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
School (2016)
61.5%
CPS (2016)
57.9%
 0
100
College Persistence  (classes of 2014 and 2015)
School (2017)
76.8%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
School (2016)
61.1%
CPS (2016)
71.6%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NEUTRAL
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NEUTRAL
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 14.2 12.9 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 12.4% 37.6% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.6 days 3.1 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 91.4% 89.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 89.9% 90.2% 90.1%
1 Year Dropout Rate 4.1% 3.7% 7.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 95.3% ---
Teachers 84.0% ---

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Service Learning (Military)

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
All applicants: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students must attend an Information Session, during which they will sign a Commitment Agreement, complete a Motivation and Perseverance Assessment and write a brief essay. Selections will be based on a point system with a maximum of 500 points, derived from 7th grade final (cumulative) grades (100 points), 7th grade NWEA MAP scores (150 points), the two-part assessment (50 for each part), and the essay (100 points).
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (5) 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • College Prep Math and Science 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Pre-Engineering 
  • Pre-Engineering & Manufacturing 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Animation/Cartoon 
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Media and Production Workshops 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Murals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Step Dance 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Student Music Club 
  • Talent Show 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Activism/Social Impact Clubs 
  • Environmental Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Aerobics 
  • Community Service 
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Fitness For Parents 
  • Gang Awareness Workshop 
  • Leadership Development For Parents 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Safe Passage 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Poetry Workshops 
  • Science Club 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • Baseball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Exercise 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Step Dance 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) Year 1 2012-2014