Alton High School

Alton High School serves 2,025 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Alton High School operates within the Alton Cusd 11 School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 2025 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,025 students
Alton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Alton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Alton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Alton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Alton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Alton High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Alton High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
27%
17%
Alton High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
65%
50%
Alton High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Alton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Alton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.31
Alton High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
47%
Alton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
3%
Alton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,564 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,051 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,531 938
Alton Cusd 11 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Alton Cusd 11 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $11 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $11 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 $11,118
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,051 $11,218
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is East Alton-wood River High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alton Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GodfreyNorth Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 545 students5600 Godfrey Rd
    GodfreyIL 62035
    (618)463-2171
    1.9KG-5545
  • AltonEunice Smith Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 297 students2400 Henry St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2077
    2KG-5297
  • AltonMotivational Achievemnt Center
    Special Education School
    2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 32 students2512 Amelia St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2063
    2KG-832
  • GodfreyEarly Childhood Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK | 254 students6008 Godfrey Rd
    GodfreyIL 62035
    (618)463-2166
    2.1PK254
  • AltonLovejoy Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 295 students1043 Tremont St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2057
    2.3KG-5295

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