Wells Community Academy High School

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936 N Ashland Ave

Chicago, IL 60622

(773) 534-7010

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 578

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Wells Community Academy High School

As a current student going to wells high, all I could say is that the teachers, staff, and principal of this school are a blessing. They have years of experience And they are doing 100% of their best to guide us to the right path and NEVER give up on a student if heshe felt if necessary. We may experience ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/07/15

wells academy is the most stupidest school in the city of Chicago with the worse staff who strive to provide the lowest quality education in Illinois!

Posted by a student on 05/07/13

I attended Wells back in 1968 -71. I often check up to see how things are going there today. It was a wonderful school back then and I see it still is today! As I am 57 years old now I know all our old teachers have left or retired. Thanks to the Principals, staff and students who continue to make me ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/07/12

I transfered my daughter into Wells half way through her freshman year. I had MAJOR concerns regarding the reputation of the school, however after researching I found that they were cleaning house. My child has never been happier and I as a parent absolutely LOVE the staff at Wells. Principal Matias ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/11

I live in the area and have often wondered why there isn't a good vocational program for these kids. Most will not make it past meaningless jobs. Sad really, But scoring 10% accross the board is simply atrocious. These kids CAN NOT compete.

Posted by a other on 01/29/11

The new principal, Ernesto Matias, began at Wells in September 2008, and has already had a tremendously positive impact on the school. As he himself routinely says, 'We have a revolution going on at Wells!' Under his leadership, the school has improved dramatically and immediately, teachers are stepping ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/14/09

I am a senior at Wells (Class of 2009) & I truly belive that there have been major changes. I have attended this school since i was a freshman & i have never had a problem. It's true that we have a new principal who is helping us reach our goal of graduating because unlike other people, he really cares ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/04/09

I think people should worry more about the killings that is going on around the world, and not the minor fights and argument going on in side of Wells.plus am been here since my freshman year and am doing good plus we are a large group that gonna graduate this year we have a new principle that cares ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/13/09

I use to be a student in this school & honestly every school has there ups and down. Its not the teachers, counselors or even security guards job. I graduated w/ honors and went to a great school. I did it on my own every kid needs to make the best of the school. The way I did.

Posted by a other on 11/07/08

It's safe there is a new principal who changed everything trust me i'm from wells

Posted by a student on 11/04/08

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Test scores for Wells Community Academy High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Wells Community 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 — Wells Community Academy High School is located at 936 N Ashland Ave, Chicago IL 60622. 936 N Ashland Ave is in the 60622 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Wells Community Academy High School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Wells Community Academy High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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