Gcms High School

Gcms High School serves 315 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Gcms High School operates within the Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 315 students
Gcms High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Gcms High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Gcms High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Gcms High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 12:1 18:1
Gcms High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
White
97%
50%
Gcms High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Gcms High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gcms 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.
0.06 0.31
Gcms High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
28%
47%
Gcms 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%
Gcms High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,043 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,518 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,119 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,043 938
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Students Managed (1994-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 88%
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $11 MM
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2010)
District Spending $12 MM $11 MM
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District District Spending (1995-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,518 $11,118
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,119 $11,218
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2010)
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 Fisher Jr/sr High School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gcms Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gcms Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gibson CityGcms Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 466 students902 North Church St
    Gibson CityIL 60936
    (217)784-4278
    0.1PK-5466
  • Gibson CityGcms Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 262 students316 East 19th St
    Gibson CityIL 60936
    (217)784-8731
    0.36-8262
  • FisherFisher Jr/sr High School
    11.4 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 281 students211 West Division St
    FisherIL 61843
    (217)897-1225
    11.47-12281
  • FisherFisher Grade School
    11.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 304 students801 South 5th St
    FisherIL 61843
    (217)897-1133
    11.5KG-6304
  • PaxtonPaxton-buckley-loda High School
    14 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 449 students700 Panther Way
    PaxtonIL 60957
    (217)379-4331
    149-12449

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