Olive Harvey Middle College High School, Chicago

Facts and Highlights 2014-15*

Primary Features: Small school size, college course offerings and support, college and career readiness, seminar, advisory
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Students: 190
  • Gender: Female (37%)   Male (63%)
  • Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic: (0%)  Black (94%)  White (6%)  Asian (0%) Other (0%)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch: 95%
  • Average Daily Attendance: 88.5%
  • 1st Generation College Going: 90%
  • Graduation Rate 23%

College Enrollment Data (2013-14 Cohort)

  • 32 students in grades 10-12 enrolled in college classes
  • Average credits earned by graduation: 3
  • Average GPA: 1.96

Post Secondary Enrollment

 
  • 15% Graduates attend 2 year colleges    36% graduates attend 4 year colleges
  • 82% of graduates aspire to enroll in a 4 year college or educational institution

Students say the best part of their high school experience is:

  • Being able to take college classes.
  • Getting to know the staff has been the most enjoyable experience at this school. They have helped me gain my motivation back and supported me throughout my academic career here.
  • I was able to get a second chance after my cps school I transferred from and succeed
* Data gathered and analyzed by NCREST (National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching)2014.

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