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Acero Schools

Academics » Performance


Acero serves more than 7,500 students in 12 elementary schools, two high schools, and one K-12 school throughout Chicago. The average daily attendance rate at  Acero was 96% (compared to CPS’s 93%) for the 2014-15 school year. From 2008 to 2015, Acero student achievement in reading and math climbed at a faster pace than the national average.
Acero high school students have an 86% four-year graduation rate (compared to 74% for CPS high school students). Acero high school students earn a higher average ACT score than CPS students at non-selective high schools. In the 2015 CPS SQRP rankings, 12 Acero schools ranked in the highest performance levels in the city.