Results


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The Chicago Board of Education has commended Amandla for "consistently outperforming comparison schools” 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recognized Amandla as one of the top six Chicago high schools based on student growth

 


We have earned this praise because we strive to ensure that ALL Amandla students make exceptional gains both academically and developmentally.  Below are some of our results from the 2014-2015 school year.


Middle Grades:

  • Reading

    • EVERY grade level improved their average attainment percentile

    • 83% of students demonstrated growth

    • ⅔ students grew above national norms

  • Mathematics

    • ¾ grade levels improved their average attainment percentile

    • 79% of students demonstrated growth

    • ⅗ students grew above national norms


Upper Grades:

  • 70% of students demonstrated growth on the EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT exams

  • 80% of Freshman ended the year on-track to graduate on time

  • 70% of Sophomores and Juniors maintained or increased their GPA

  • Juniors averaged more than 2 points of growth on the ACT

  • No students were expelled


Whole School:

  • 91% of students feel safe at school

  • 79% of students report that their teachers help them catch up if they are behind

  • 78% of students report that their classes really make them think

  • 80% of students report that their classes require them to work hard to do well

  • 91% of students report that their teachers want them to become better thinkers, not just memorize things.