Illinois School For The Deaf

125 South Webster Ave

Jacksonville, IL 62650-1877

Tel: (217)479-4201
Grades PK-12
192 students
Illinois School For The Deaf serves 192 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Illinois School For The Deaf operates within the Dept Of Human Services School District.

School Overview

The student population of 192 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 192 students
Illinois School For The Deaf Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Illinois School For The Deaf Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Illinois School For The Deaf Total Teachers (1992-2014)
Students by Grade Illinois School For The Deaf Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 4:1 18:1
Illinois School For The Deaf Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Illinois School For The Deaf Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
23%
25%
Illinois School For The Deaf Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
36%
17%
Illinois School For The Deaf Black Students (1988-2014)
White
36%
50%
Illinois School For The Deaf White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Illinois School For The Deaf 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.
0.69 0.31
Illinois School For The Deaf Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
38%
47%
Illinois School For The Deaf 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.
n/a
3%
Illinois School For The Deaf Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

School District Name Dept Of Human Services School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed n/a 938
Dept Of Human Services School District Students Managed (1989-2008)
District Total Revenue n/a $11 MM
District Spending n/a $11 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,118
District Spending / Student n/a $11,218
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 Educational Support Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jonathan Turner Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Educational Support Program (0.6 miles away)
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  • JacksonvilleJonathan Turner Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 463 students
    0.5 miles
    664 Lincoln Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.57-8463
  • JacksonvilleEducational Support ProgramAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.66-12n/a
  • JacksonvilleThe Lafayette AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 37 students
    0.6 miles
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.69-1237
  • JacksonvilleEisenhower Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 357 students
    0.8 miles
    1901 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.8KG-6357
  • JacksonvilleWashington Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 333 students
    0.8 miles
    524 South Kosciusko St
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.8KG-6333

School Reviews

It has been a long time since my son, Robert Graves attended the Illinois School for the Deaf. I believe he graduated in 1992 or 1993. It was a learning experience for both Robert and myself. I would rate the school and dedicated teachers A-1. I would like to know if it is possible to get a copy of Roberts diploma. Somehow throughout the years, his diploma got lost. Would very much appreciate it. Thank you! Pat Schwengels........Roberts mother.
- Posted by Parent, 01/06/15

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