Kewanee High School

Kewanee High School serves 531 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Kewanee High School operates within the Kewanee Cusd 229 School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 531 students
Kewanee High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kewanee High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Kewanee High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kewanee High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 19:1 18:1
Kewanee High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
17%
25%
Kewanee High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
10%
17%
Kewanee High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
73%
50%
Kewanee High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Kewanee 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.
0.43 0.31
Kewanee 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.
65%
47%
Kewanee 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.
1%
3%
Kewanee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,934 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,176 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,060 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Kewanee Cusd 229 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 1,934 938
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $11 MM
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $17 MM $11 MM
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,176 $11,118
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,060 $11,218
Kewanee Cusd 229 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 Iyc Kewanee High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belle Alexander Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KewaneeBelle Alexander Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 281 students1401 Lake St
    KewaneeIL 61443
    (309)852-2449
    0.3KG-1281
  • KewaneeCentral Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 373 students215 East Central Blvd
    KewaneeIL 61443
    (309)853-4290
    0.74-6373
  • KewaneeCentral Junior High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 259 students215 East Central Blvd
    KewaneeIL 61443
    (309)853-4290
    0.77-8259
  • KewaneeLyle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK | 144 students920 North Burr St
    KewaneeIL 61443
    (309)853-2741
    0.9PK144
  • KewaneeIyc Kewanee High School
    Alternative School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-122021 Kentville Rd
    KewaneeIL 61443
    (309)852-4601
    1.19-12n/a

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.