Simeon Career Academy High School

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8147 S Vincennes Ave

Chicago, IL 60620

(773) 535-3200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,497

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Simeon Career Academy High School

Simeon has showed that the inner city schools can make a change for the better. Of coarse there is still much to be done, as with any plan for betterment. My son plays on the football team and he enjoys coming to school. The team keeps him busy and out of trouble and in Chicago that is a challenge. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/08

This school is not a bad place but there is so much more that can be done. I don't feel that we are given enough say in the decisions made. I also feel that the teachers and other staff don t communicate with each other or us enough if at all. Help is never available when needed yet when deadlines are ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/14/08

I don't feel there pushing the teenagers hard enough. Lets be postive in teaching and stop walking around with that ( These kids gets on my nerve look. Also the security should be ratied a one. They really don't care because if they did they would be more caring about the children instead of the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/07

This is my daughter's first year at this school, and so far I like how the teachers teach my daughter. I like how the teachers send my progress reports of my daughter's grades online. I also can go onto the schools website and look at the homework that my daughter has for the week. I think all schools ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/07

It is a good school with a good athletic program.

Posted by a parent on 03/18/06

Simeon Career Academy is the jewel of the CPS system. The programs that are offered at Simeon are second to none. With all of the state-of-the-art technology and equipment, Simeon is among the country's most elite. I have been a part of the Simeon Family for years and I look forward to many, many ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/24/04

There are many great teachers at Simeon(some not-so-great), but one thing's for certain, you'll get the education u need to be a productive citizen. Simeon is a Great place to get insight on life as well as book smarts.i would recommend taking advantage of being part of the Simeon family while you are ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 04/05/04

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Test scores for Simeon Career Academy High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Simeon Career Academy High School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Simeon Career Academy High School is located at 8147 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago IL 60620. 8147 S Vincennes Ave is in the 60620 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Simeon Career Academy High School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Simeon Career Academy High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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