South Central High School

South Central High School serves 223 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
South Central High School operates within the South Central Cud 401 School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 223 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 223 students
South Central High School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
South Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade South Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 15:1 15:1
South Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
South Central High School Asian (2004-2006)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Black
n/a
19%
South Central High School Black (2002-2005)
White
99%
50%
South Central High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.02 0.66
South Central High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
15%
23%
South Central 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.
39%
26%
South Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 825 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name South Central Cud 401 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 825 797
South Central Cud 401 School District Number of Students Managed (1990-2011)
Graduation Rate 78% 88%
South Central Cud 401 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $10 MM
South Central Cud 401 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
South Central Cud 401 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,827 $10,546
South Central Cud 401 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,886 $10,416
South Central Cud 401 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 St Elmo Senior High School (14 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Central Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Central Elementary-kinmundy Elementary School (5.7 miles away)
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