Academy Of Scholastic Achievem

4651 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60644-0606
Tel: (773)921-1315
Grades: 9 - 12 | 194 students
The Academy of Scholastic Achievement, Inc., a Youth Connection Charter School Campus (YCCS), is a non-profit, public alternative high school committed to providing a quality education to high school dropouts and students who are disconnected from traditional public schools.
Founded in 1978 and accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), ASA is a member of the Alternative Schools Network (ASN).
We serve at-risk students, between the ages of 15 and 19, and we provide them with a holistic educational program rooted in academic rigor and personal, social development.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Alternative School Network
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 194 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Cassandra Covington

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Christ The King Jesuit College Preparatory School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Development Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Circle-Rock Preparatory School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Chicago
    Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 35 students
    0.3 miles
    4920 W Madison St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)261-2223
    0.3K
    35
  • Chicago
    Chicago Jesuit Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-9 | 83 students
    0.6 miles
    5058 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)638-6103
    0.66-9
    83
  • Chicago
    Bethel Christian
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 84 students
    0.6 miles
    4215 W West End Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773)533-3636
    0.6K-8
    84
  • Chicago
    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
    0.6 miles
    5088 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)261-7505
    0.69-12
    345
  • Chicago
    Little Leaders Of Tomorrow
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 6 students
    0.8 miles
    5153 W Lake St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)378-0249
    0.8K
    6

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