Arc

747 West Lafayette Ave

Jacksonville, IL 62650-1832

Tel: (217)243-7759
Grades: 6-12

26 students

Arc serves 26 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.

Overview

The student population of 26 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 26 students
Arc Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 71% Male / 29%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Students by Grade Arc Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 15:1
Black
11%
19%
White
80%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Arc Sch Ethnicity Arc Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.34 0.30
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.
26%
23%
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.
42%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Brown/cass/morgan/scott Roe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 144 949
Brown/cass/morgan/scott Roe School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2008)
District Total Revenue n/a $10 MM
District Spending n/a $10 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $10,546
District Spending / Student n/a $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Lafayette Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Illinois School For The Deaf (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JacksonvilleThe Lafayette Academy
    Alternative School
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    Alternative School

    0 mi | 50 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JacksonvilleLincoln Elementary School
    320 West Independence Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.5 mi | 212 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • JacksonvilleWashington Elementary School
    524 South Kosciusko St
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-6711
    0.6 mi | 293 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • JacksonvilleIllinois School For The Deaf
    Alternative School
    125 South Webster Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)479-4201
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 192 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • JacksonvilleJacksonville High School
    1211 North Diamond St
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.7 mi | 999 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Jacksonville, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Jacksonville is San Jose Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.