Austin Career Education Center

5352 W Chicago Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60651-0606
     Tel: (773)626-6988
Grades: 10 - 12 | 180 students
Austin Career Education Center opened its doors in September 1977 to men and women who left high school before graduation.
They realized their need for a high school diploma and all of the opportunities that graduation provides.
More than 16,000 students have enrolled in classes at the Center to date.
During the 2006 - 2007 school year, diplomas were awarded to 160 young men and women.
More than 60% of those students are now enrolled in college or vocational training.
The school provides a student-centered curriculum, career counselor, special education support, and dedicated staff of teachers that work with students to achieve success.
At the center, students benefit from a range of academic and counseling services.
We provide student-centered classes, ACT preparation, and college counseling to help students approach challenges in the future with confidence.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 10 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alpha Omega Ministries (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Miguel School-gary Comer Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • ChicagoSan Miguel School-gary Comer Campus
    Alternative School  (Roman Catholic)
    819 N Leamington Ave
    ChicagoIL60651
    (773)261-8851
    Alternative School  (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 63 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChicagoSt Paul Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    846 N Menard Ave
    ChicagoIL60651
    (773)378-6644
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.6 mi | 113 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ChicagoNorthwest Institute For Contemporary Lrng Academy
      (Christian)
    5108 W Division St
    ChicagoIL60651
    (773)921-2800
      (Christian)
    0.6 mi | 62 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoLittle Leaders Of Tomorrow
    Daycare / Preschool
    5153 W Lake St
    ChicagoIL60644
    (773)378-0249
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | 6 students | Gr. K                      
  • ChicagoAlpha Omega Ministries
      (Christian)
    1251 N Parkside Ave
    ChicagoIL60651
    (773)827-4598
      (Christian)
    0.7 mi | 33 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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