Ottawa Township High School

Ottawa Township High School serves 1,401 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Ottawa Township High School operates within the Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1401 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,401 students
Ottawa Township High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ottawa Township High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Ottawa Township High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Ottawa Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 15:1 18:1
Ottawa Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
9%
25%
Ottawa Township High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Ottawa Township High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
50%
Ottawa Township High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ottawa Township 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.
0.25 0.31
Ottawa Township 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.
30%
47%
Ottawa Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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%

District Comparison

Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District's student population of 1,446 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,059 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,152 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,446 938
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $11 MM
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $11 MM
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,059 $11,118
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,152 $11,218
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 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 Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    (815)220-3560
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  • OttawaCentral Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 405 students
    0.3 miles
    711 East Mckinley Rd
    OttawaIL 61350
    (815)433-3761
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    Grades: PK-4 | 345 students
    0.8 miles
    1709 Columbus St
    OttawaIL 61350
    (815)434-0726
    0.8PK-4345
  • OttawaLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 513 students
    0.8 miles
    1110 West Main St
    OttawaIL 61350
    (815)434-1250
    0.8PK-4513
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    Grades: PK-4 | 389 students
    1.4 miles
    1320 State St
    OttawaIL 61350
    (815)433-1907
    1.4PK-4389

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