Futures Unlimited High School

250 East William St,

Decatur, IL, 62523-1139

Tel: (217)429-1054
Grades: 9-12

76 students

Futures Unlimited High School serves 76 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Futures Unlimited High School operates within the Macon/piatt Roe School District.

Overview

The student population of 76 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 76 students
Futures Unlimited High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Futures Unlimited High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Futures Unlimited High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 36:1 15:1
Futures Unlimited High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Futures Unlimited High School Hispanic (2003-2011)
Black
39%
19%
Futures Unlimited High School Black (1999-2012)
White
56%
50%
Futures Unlimited High School White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Futures Unlimited High School Sch Ethnicity Futures Unlimited 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.
0.54 0.66
Futures Unlimited High School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
3% 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.
9% 26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Macon/piatt Roe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 103 797
Macon/piatt Roe School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Macon/piatt Roe School District Graduation Rate (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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Milligan Academy Rssp (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Milligan Academy Rssp (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Milligan Academy Rssp (0.1 miles away)
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  • Decatur Milligan Academy Rssp
    Alternative School
    432 North Water St
    Decatur , IL , 62523
    (217)422-6110
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Decatur Heartland Technical Academy
    Vocational School
    300 East Eldorado St
    Decatur , IL , 62523
    (217)424-3014
    Vocational School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Decatur Heartland Region Efe/dual Credit High School
    Vocational School
    1 College Park
    Decatur , IL , 62521
    (217)875-7211
    Vocational School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Decatur Mary W French Academy
    Magnet School
    520 West Wood St
    Decatur , IL , 62522
    (217)424-3240
    Magnet School
    0.5  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Decatur Johns Hill Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1025 East Johns Ave
    Decatur , IL , 62521
    (217)424-3196
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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