The Collins Academy High School family develops “doers” – life-long Warriors – who empower and contribute to their communities.  As the hub of the North Lawndale community, we commit to the growth and success of all our students by providing: rigorous educational opportunities that incorporate social-emotional supports; integrated athletic, artistic, and technological experiences; and early college and career exposure to prepare students to think globally, serve locally.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

233

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Mrs.LeKenya Sanders-Sharpe
Principal

Mr. Thuet
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Castelaz
Counselor-Admissions

Mr. Claybron
Dean of Students

Hours


08:00 AM - 03:15 PM
School Hours
08:00 AM - 03:15PM
HS Freshman Hours
07:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:20-7:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
12, 18, 52

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
93.1%
Hispanic
5.6%
White
0.9%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
97.0%
Diverse Learners
24.9%
Limited English
0.4%
Mobility Rate ?
19.9%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:   ?

Usable

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
798
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
59.5%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
70.4%
CPS Average 67.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
50th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
67th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
50th
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
21st
11th Grade (SAT) Math
38th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
5th
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
13%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
14%
11th Grade (SAT)
2%
All
9.5%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 736
PSAT 10 - 790
SAT - 798
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
72.9%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
86.4%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
59.4%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
56.6%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
59.5%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
69.5%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
70.4%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
54.2%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
46.2%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
47.4%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details WELL 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? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? VERY STRONG
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? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 7.5 7.5 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 2.2% 1.8% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 1.3 days 2.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 85.6% 82.0% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.5% 95.0% 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 1.6% 5.6% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 84.7% 81.4%
Teachers 84.0% 78.5%
Parents --- ---

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

Fine & Performing Arts

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be admitted automatically. Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary are randomly selected by computerized lottery.
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

General Education

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Eligible students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: sibling; staff preference; students currently enrolled in Chalmers, Dvorak, Herzl, Johnson, or Morton Elementary Schools; general.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 495
  • Number of offers: 67
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Web Development & Design

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. General Education and 504 Plan students: Preference is given to students with percentiles of 24 and above on the NWEA MAP in reading and math. A total of 30% of the seats will be made available to applicants who live in the school's proximity.

IEP and EL students: Preference is given to students with combined NWEA MAP scores that equal 48 or above.

Note: Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements qualify for selection but will be placed in a lower preference group. IEP and EL students: Preference is given to students with combined NWEA MAP scores that equal 48 or above.

Note: Repeating 8th graders and students pushed into 8th grade from 6th grade due to age requirements qualify for selection but will be placed in a lower preference group.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 363
  • Number of offers: 51
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.

Scholars

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
General Education and 504 Plan students: Minimum percentile of 40 in both reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.8 GPA in 7th grade.

IEP and EL students: Minimum combined percentile of 80 in reading and math on NWEA MAP and minimum 2.8 GPA in 7th grade.
Selections
Students are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery is conducted in the following order: students currently enrolled in Chalmers, Dvorak, Herzl, Johnson, or Morton Elementary Schools; sibling; general.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 51
  • Number of offers: 7
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (3) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Career and Technical Education Programs 
  • CISCO Networking IT 
  • Fine and Performing Arts 
  • Information Technology 
  • Medical Assistant 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
  • Student Leadership and Performing Arts Academy 
  • Teaching 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • Career/Job Training 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Band/Orchestra 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Fundamentals/Theory of Music 
  • Guitar 
  • Modern/Hip-Hop Dance 
  • Murals 
  • Musicals 
  • Painting 
  • Percussion 
  • Piano/Keyboard 
  • Rock Band 
  • Student Art Club 
  • Talent Show 
  • Theater 
  • Violin/Strings 
  • Web Design 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Targeted Interventions 
  • Workshops/Classes 
Life and Leadership
  • Ethnic Club 
  • Leaders Program 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Mikva Challenge 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
  • UMOJA Student Development Corporation 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Literacy Workshops 
  • Math/Science Workshops 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Transition to College Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • City Year 
  • Debate Team 
  • Freshmen On-Pace 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Journalism Club 
  • Math Team 
  • Newspaper 
  • Poetry Club 
  • Science Club 
  • Summer School 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
  • Yearbook Club 
Sports and Fitness
  • 16” Softball 
  • Baseball 
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Boys’ Volleyball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Conditioning and Fitness 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls in the Game 
  • Girls’ Baseball 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Track 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Wrestling 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
High School Progress Report - English 2019
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
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 2019
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
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 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
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) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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