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 16 thru 21 and we provide them with a holistic educational program rooted in academic rigor and personal, social development.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 176 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Academy Of Scholastic Achievement ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
176 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academy Of Scholastic Achievement Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
15
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cassandra Covington

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Academy Of Scholastic Achievement?

The acceptance rate of Academy Of Scholastic Achievement is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.

Does Academy Of Scholastic Achievement offer a summer program?

Yes, Academy Of Scholastic Achievement offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Academy Of Scholastic Achievement offer?

Academy Of Scholastic Achievement offers 1 interscholastic sports: Basketball.

When is the application deadline for Academy Of Scholastic Achievement?

The application deadline for Academy Of Scholastic Achievement is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Academy Of Scholastic Achievement yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Professional Development Day (school closed for students)
December 23, 2022 (Friday)
ML King Day (school closed)
January 16, 2023 (Monday)
Lincoln's Birthday (school closed for students)
February 13, 2023 (Monday)
President's Day (school closed)
February 20, 2023 (Monday)
Pulaski Day (school closed for students)
March 06, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 176 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,536 for elementary schools and $17,857 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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