Academy Of Scholastic Achievem

Tel: (773)921-1315
  • 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 TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Alternative School Network
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 31%

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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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $7,637 for elementary schools and $16,313 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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