Data Points: 10 High Schools and Communities Increasing College Access

High Schools

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AMUNDSEN HIGH SCHOOL

The college enrollment rate for Amundsen graduates rose by 25 percentage points, from 40% in 2005 to 65% in 2020.

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BENITO JUAREZ COMMUNITY ACADEMY

The college enrollment rate for Juarez graduates also increased by 25 percentage points, from 30% in 2005 to 55% in 2020.

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JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL

The college enrollment rate for Kennedy graduates rose by 23 percentage points, from 45% in 2005 to 68% in 2020.

SENN HIGH SCHOOL

The college enrollment rate for Senn graduates increased by 26 percentage points, from 42% in 2005 to 68% in 2020.

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TAFT HIGH SCHOOL

The college enrollment rate for Taft graduates rose by 23 percentage points, from 49% in 2005 to 72% in 2020.

Community Areas

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BRIGHTON PARK

The college enrollment rate for Brighton Park’s CPS graduates increased by 25 percentage points, from 32% in 2005 to 57% in 2020.

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HERMOSA

The college enrollment rate for Hermosa’s CPS graduates rose by 25 percentage points, from 30% in 2005 to 55% in 2020.

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LOWER WEST SIDE

The college enrollment rate for Lower West Side’s CPS graduates increased by 28 percentage points, from 29% in 2005 to 57% in 2020.

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SOUTH LAWNDALE

The college enrollment rate for South Lawndale CPS graduates who immediately enrolled in college rose by 25 percentage points, from 30% in 2005 to 55% in 2020.

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WEST TOWN

The college enrollment rate for West Town CPS graduates who immediately enrolled in college increased by 32 percentage points, from 36% in 2005 to 68% in 2020.

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