Academy Of Scholastic Achievem

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Alternative School Network
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorCassandra Covington

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: 10-12 | 177 students
    1.3 miles
    1231 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773)762-2272
    1.3 10-12
    177
  • Chicago
    Ada S Mckinley School South Care
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 31 students
    14.7 miles
    11400 S. Edbrooke
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773)785-3500
    14.7 9-12
    31
  • Chicago
    Ami Kids Infinity Chicago
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 20 students
    14.9 miles
    10211 S Crandon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773)582-8820
    14.9 9-12
    20
  • Chicago
    Antonia Pantoja High School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 146 students
    4 miles
    3121 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773)252-0970
    4 10-12
    146
  • Chicago
    Austin Career Education Center
    Vocational/Technical School
    Grades: 10-12 | 144 students
    1.4 miles
    5352 W Chicago Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773)626-6988
    1.4 10-12
    144

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $7,655 for elementary schools and $15,556 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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