School Details

Hirsch Metropolitan High School

7740 South Ingleside Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 535-3100

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 455 students 18 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade


Prairie State Achievement Exam Results (PSAE)

In 2013-2014 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • City Of Chicago School District 299 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hirsch Metropolitan High School is a public high school in Chicago. The principal of Hirsch Metropolitan High School is Afina Shakur Lockhart. 455 children attend Hirsch Metropolitan High School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 0.2% of the Hirsch Metropolitan High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 95% of the 455 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 97% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Hirsch Metropolitan High School is 18:1. Milburn Alternative School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 100% 42%
Hispanic 0.2% 44%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 86%
Limited English proficiency 0.2% 13%
Economically disadvantaged 95% 85%


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