Prosser Career Academy has a track record of providing exceptional CTE and IB programs. We offer the IBDP as well as the IBCP programs, programs that emphasize creativity and critical thinking for all of its students. Our CTE programs offer numerous opportunities to earn certifications. Prosser also provides services for our deaf and hard of hearing students in all settings.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

1,286

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mr.Mark Schall
Principal

Mr. Terry Batey
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Sandra Shimon
Assistant Principal

Dr. Kimberly Watson
Assistant Principal

Molly Lahart
Freshmen Administrator

Edward Owusu
Technology Coordinator

Hours


8:45 AM - 3:53 PM
School Hours
8:45 a.m. - 3:53 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:30 am
Earliest Drop Off
3:53 PM - 6:30 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
65, 74, 85
Metra
Milwaukee District West (MD-W)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.4%
Black
18.9%
Hispanic
78.2%
White
1.8%
Other
0.7%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
89.6%
Limited English
6.1%
Mobility Rate ?
4.5%
Chronic Truancy ?
53.4%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Classroom Languages:

American Sign Language, French, Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Dress Code:

No

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Significantly Modified Curriculum w/ Intensive Supports Program:

Yes

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
MET EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
956
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
91.6%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
72.6%
CPS Average 68.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
76th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
85th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
12th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
32nd
11th Grade (SAT) Math
50th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
24th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level MET EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
47%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
52.6%
11th Grade (SAT)
37.7%
All
46%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 856
PSAT 10 - 917
SAT - 956
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
92.4%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
95.8%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
86.9%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
88.1%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
91.6%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
87.6%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
72.6%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
67.4%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
69.9%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
78.1%
CPS (2017)
71.9%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details 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? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 3.2 2.0 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 0.8% 0.3% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.1 days 2.9 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 88.6% 89.2% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.0% 94.0% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 0.8% 0.4% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 73.8% 81.4%
Teachers 73.4% 79.9%
Parents < 30% 35.6%

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

Career Academy

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in 7th grade and a 7th grade minimum attendance percentage of 90.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: staff preference, proximity, general.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Deadline:  12/14/2018
Grades Served: 9-12
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 48 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.5 GPA in 7th grade.

Attendance at an Information Session is required for all eligible applicants.
Selections
Eligible students are selected on a point system. Points are based on NWEA MAP scores and 7th grade GPA. Students who live within the school's attendance boundary will be given 50 additional points. The school determines the minimum cutoff score for selections.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (7) 
  • CTE (Auto Body Repair 
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Cabinet Making 
  • Carpentry 
  • Culinary Arts 
  • Digital Media 
  • Game Programming 
  • HVAC & Refrigeration Mechanics 
  • Machine Technology) 
  • IBCC 
  • JROTC 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Automotive Technology 
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • College and Career Academy 
  • Construction and Architecture 
  • Culinary 
  • Culinary and Hospitality 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 
  • JROTC Academy 
  • Manufacturing & Auto Technology 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Animation 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Culinary Classes 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Film and Video 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Guitar 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
Life and Leadership
  • Environmental Club 
  • JROTC 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • Computer/Technology Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Bilingual Support 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chicago History Fair 
  • Evening School 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Boys’ Swimming 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Boys’ Water Polo 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Swimming 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Girls’ Water Polo 
  • Soccer 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
High School Progress Report - English 2018
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 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 2018
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 2017
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) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017