Joliet Central High School

Joliet Central High School serves 3,057 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Joliet Central High School operates within the Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 3057 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 167 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,057 students
Joliet Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Joliet Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 167 teachers
Joliet Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Joliet Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 18:1 18:1
Joliet Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
55%
25%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
24%
17%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
19%
50%
Joliet Central High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Joliet Central 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.
0.61 0.31
Joliet Central 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.
65%
47%
Joliet Central 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%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District's student population of 6,206 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,088 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,801 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 6,206 938
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $11 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $109 MM $11 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,088 $11,118
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,801 $11,218
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 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 Joliet Township High School - Alternate (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Junior High & Academy Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edna Keith Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • JolietJoliet Township High School - AlternateAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.2 miles
    110 Collins St
    JolietIL 60432
    (815)727-6810
    0.29-1273
  • JolietEdna Keith Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 412 students
    0.6 miles
    400 4th Ave
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)723-3409
    0.6KG-5412
  • JolietWashington Junior High & Academy ProgramMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
    0.6 miles
    402 Richards St
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)727-5271
    0.66-8728
  • JolietWoodland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    0.7 miles
    701 3rd Ave
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)723-2808
    0.7PK-5564
  • JolietLincoln School AlopAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 19 students
    1.2 miles
    960 Royce Ave
    JolietIL 60432
    (815)774-8900
    1.26-1219

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5.0  10/21/2013
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