Gcms High School

815 North Church St,

Gibson City, IL, 60936-1074

Tel: (217)784-4292
Grades: 9-12

304 students

Gcms High School serves 304 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Gcms High School operates within the Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 304 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 304 students
Gcms High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Gcms High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Gcms High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Gcms High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Gcms High School Asian (1998-2009)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Gcms High School Hispanic (1995-2011)
Black
1%
19%
Gcms High School Black (1994-2012)
White
97%
50%
Gcms High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gcms High School Sch Ethnicity Gcms High School 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.
0.06 0.66
Gcms High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
9%
23%
Gcms High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
17%
26%
Gcms High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,061 students has grown by 226% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,061 797
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Number of Students Managed (1994-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 88%
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $10 MM
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Total Revenue (1995-2009)
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Spending (1995-2009)
District Revenue / Student $34,542 $10,546
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Revenue / Student (1995-2009)
District Spending / Student $35,160 $10,416
Gibson City-melvin-sibley Cusd 5 School District Spending / Student (1995-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fisher Jr/sr High School (11.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gcms Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gcms Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gibson City Gcms Elementary School
    902 North Church St
    Gibson City , IL , 60936
    (217)784-4278
    0.1  mi  |  498  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gibson City Gcms Middle School
    316 East 19th St
    Gibson City , IL , 60936
    (217)784-8731
    0.3  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gibson City Gcms Early Childhood & Prep
    112 West 12th St
    Gibson City , IL , 60936
    (217)784-8505
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Fisher Fisher Jr/sr High School
    211 West Division St
    Fisher , IL , 61843
    (217)897-1225
    11.4  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Fisher Fisher Grade School
    801 South 5th St
    Fisher , IL , 61843
    (217)897-1133
    11.5  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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