Dixon High School

Dixon High School serves 783 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Dixon High School operates within the Dixon Usd 170 School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 783 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 783 students
Dixon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dixon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Dixon High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dixon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 17:1 18:1
Dixon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Dixon High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Dixon High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
17%
Dixon High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
82%
50%
Dixon High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Dixon High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dixon 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.
0.32 0.31
Dixon 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.
32%
47%
Dixon 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%
Dixon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,734 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,206 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,799 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Dixon Usd 170 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,734 938
Dixon Usd 170 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Dixon Usd 170 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $11 MM
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $31 MM $11 MM
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,206 $11,118
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,799 $11,218
Dixon Usd 170 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 Nachusa Campus Rssp (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DixonJefferson Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 413 students800 4th Ave
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7724
    0.74-5413
  • DixonWashington Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 439 students703 East Morgan St
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7727
    0.7KG-1439
  • Dixon Lincoln Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 2-3 | 422 students501 South Lincoln Ave
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7726
    0.92-3422
  • DixonReagan Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 677 students620 Division St
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7725
    1.16-8677
  • NachusaNachusa Campus Rssp
    Alternative School
    5.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 3 students1261 Rte 38
    NachusaIL 61057
    (815)284-7796
    5.16-123

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