Carbondale Community High School

Carbondale Community High School serves 1,076 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Carbondale Community High School operates within the Carbondale Chsd 165 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1076 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,076 students
Carbondale Community High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Carbondale Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Carbondale Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Carbondale Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 15:1 18:1
Carbondale Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
4%
Carbondale Community High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Carbondale Community High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
29%
17%
Carbondale Community High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
56%
50%
Carbondale Community High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Carbondale Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.60 0.31
Carbondale Community High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
48%
47%
Carbondale Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
6%
3%
Carbondale Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Carbondale Chsd 165 School District's student population of 1,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,139 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,575 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Carbondale Chsd 165 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,063 938
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $11 MM
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $11 MM
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,139 $11,118
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,575 $11,218
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Carterville High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carbondale Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CarbondaleCarbondale Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    1150 East Grand Ave
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)457-2174
    0.66-8388
  • CarbondaleLewis School
    Grades: 4-5 | 305 students
    0.8 miles
    801 South Lewis Ln
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)457-5393
    0.84-5305
  • CarbondaleThomas Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 301 students
    1.3 miles
    1025 North Wall St
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)457-6226
    1.32-3301
  • CarbondaleParrish Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 495 students
    3.4 miles
    121 North Parrish Ln
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)457-5781
    3.4PK-1495
  • CarbondaleGiant City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 263 students
    3.7 miles
    1062 Boskydell Rd
    CarbondaleIL 62902
    (618)457-5391
    3.7PK-8263

School Reviews

Large amount of fighting + a week bullying policy, mainly among black students. I moved out of the district due to said issues solely.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/07/15

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