JONES COLLEGE PREP HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
700 S STATE ST
CHICAGO, IL 60605
Visit this school's website
Phone: 773-534-8600
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: City Of Chicago Sd 299
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 280.8
  • Number Students: 1123
  • Number Teachers: 43
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6463
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Joseph Powers
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (28 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (23 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 5
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-14
    "I am a parent of a senior graduating in June 2014. My son feels Jones College Prep gave him more than he expected. He played two sports all four years, maintained a high gpa, scored high in the ACT and actually enjoyed his high school experience. The teachers kept his interest and the counselors were very helpful. Mr. Powers was a hands on principal. The location was great and my son felt safe and secure at this school. I highly recommend Jones College Prep as it prepared my son to get into the college he chose. He also gained more diverse friends and a more well-rounded experience."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-30
    "l am a parent who is aspiring to get my child admitted into Jones College Prep High School. From information gathered so far and little interaction with School Administration, this is a multicultural, accommodating,student-centered and an excellent academic performing School l would recommend to any parent."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-01-01
    "I am currently a freshman at Jones, class of 2017. I have to say that the school is not very rigorous and as competitive as other selective enrollment high schools. If you want to go to Jones, then it is really up to you whether you want to succeed and work with what you got when going to Jones. Yes, the school is welcoming and the teachers are willing to help. The teachers do give a load of homework based on the classes I am currently taking, so it takes me a good 3-4 hours completing my homework. The new building is great and the sport teams are all pretty good. For freshman year, I joined the Tennis team and got on varsity and we didn't do as well as we were capable of, but next year is going to be a big difference than freshman year! I am starting to really like the school, but I think the school needs to improve on rigor in academics even if most students do well based on their grades and exams."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-12-18
    "In response to the Dec. 18th post, I say this: I am a freshman, class of 2017. Jones is great, I have adjusted well and have people I can consider my friends. The homework seems light, thanks to the Academic Lab at the end of the day. Jones has countless clubs and many sports teams, your son clearly isn't taking advantage of them. Jones is very laid back, and I feel very loyal to my school, Jones doesn't boast. The new building is clean and pristine, and there is loyalty and respect among all of the Classes. No complaints here, but your son clearly isn't trying, as there are six sport teams every season and countless clubs have flyers out. Don't like what you see in a club? Make your own with permission! Countless options are available."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-06
    "Jones College Prep is the first CPS school to win the US Dept of Education's Blue Ribbon Award twice. The class of 2013 (200 students) were offered $33MM in college scholarships, and the most recent average ACT score was 26.5. The school is the most ethnically and economically diverse Selective Enrollment school in Chicago, and this year's freshman class hails from 169 different elementary schools and 63 zip codes. Located in the educational and culture corridor of the South Loop neighborhood, a new pre-law and pre-engineering CTE program is being offered this year. The new Perkins+Will LEED certified building will open to the students on Aug 26 after 10+ years in the planning, and its inspiring interior includes a gymnasium, auditorium/theatre, indoor pool, dance/wrestling studio, library, and giant atrium, all of which are available to the public on a rental basis. Dr. P Joseph Powers and his staff are phenomenal, and the teaching staff is unparalleled. Not only is the education experience superior, but the feeling of community among the students/faculty/parents is unique in a high school setting. Jones College Prep is truly a treasured jewel in the city of Chicago."
    Page 1 of 5
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Haydee Salamanca
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Cindia Quinones
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­676.7492
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Patrick Cameron
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    312.­664.2121
    303 W. Erie St.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Mihaela Pintilie
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Rosalyn Blaylock
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­667.6666
    5200 South Harper Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Daniel Collins
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Rita Bhojwani
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    847.­989.7482
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Dan Garcia
    CENTURY 21 Rainbo Realty, Inc.
    773.­631.2400
    7113 West Higgins
    Chicago, IL 60656
    Randall Lancaster
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­810.9646
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Cornelia Matache
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­681.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Stephane Toledo
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­282.8100
    7163 West Grand Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60707
    Shirley Surf
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­465.0300
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Carlotta Olson
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    312.­664.2121
    303 W. Erie St.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Sohaib Qadri
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    847.­644.0824
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Patricia Liput
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Jennifer Viverito
    CENTURY 21 Grande Realty, Ltd
    708.­867.5454
    4728 North Harlem
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706
    Ramiro Alcantar
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­847.5100
    4355 South Archer Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60632
    Leo Gutchewsky
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­847.5100
    6516 W. Archer Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60638
    Anthony D'Costa
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    847.­809.3643
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Wayne Varga
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    847.­431.3061
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Jack Guest
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Iraida Flores
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Brian Konkoleski
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    773.­847.5100
    4355 South Archer Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60632
    Ralph Snider
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631