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 1 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

9-12

# of Students

193

Governance

District ?

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
1.6%
Black
41.5%
Hispanic
46.6%
White
8.3%
Other
2.1%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
87.0%
Limited English
6.2%
Mobility Rate ?
12.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
53.6%
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

No

Classroom Languages:

French, Spanish

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
899
CPS Average 969
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
81.9%
CPS Average 78.2%
College Enrollment ?
68.9%
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
57th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
66th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
31st
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
79th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
74th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
21st
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
34.4%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
19.4%
11th Grade (SAT)
18.2%
All
21.9%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 823
PSAT 10 - 828
SAT - 899
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2018)
90.6%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
School (2017)
87.4%
CPS (2017)
88.7%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2018)
75.5%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
School (2017)
78.9%
CPS (2017)
74.7%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2018)
81.9%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
School (2017)
86.7%
CPS (2017)
77.5%
 0
100
College Enrollment ?
School (2018)
68.9%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
School (2017)
52.9%
CPS (2017)
59.8%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2018)
77.8%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
School (2017)
76.8%
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? NEUTRAL
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? 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? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 12.9 5.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 37.6% 17.7% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.1 days 2.6 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 89.3% 91.3% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.8% 95.7% 95%
1 Year Dropout Rate 3.7% 1.3% 6.4%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 97.5% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 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

Service Leadership Academy

Deadline:  12/14/2018
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 (150 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 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