Alton High School

Alton High School serves 1,988 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Alton High School operates within the Alton Cusd 11 School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,988 students
Alton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 128 teachers
Alton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Alton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Alton High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Alton High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
31%
19%
Alton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
50%
Alton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Alton High School Sch Ethnicity Alton 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.
0.51 0.95
Alton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
22%
23%
Alton 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.
27%
26%
Alton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,353 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,353 949
Alton Cusd 11 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 86% 88%
Alton Cusd 11 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $10 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $10 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,546 $10,546
Alton Cusd 11 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,088 $10,416
Alton Cusd 11 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 East Alton-wood River High School (5.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alton Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Godfrey North Elementary School
    5600 Godfrey Rd
    Godfrey , IL , 62035
    (618)463-2171
    1.9  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    2400 Henry St
    Alton , IL , 62002
    (618)463-2077
    2  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alton Motivational Achievemnt Center
    Special Education School
    2512 Amelia St
    Alton , IL , 62002
    (618)463-2063
    Special Education School
    2  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Godfrey Early Childhood Elementary School
    6008 Godfrey Rd
    Godfrey , IL , 62035
    (618)463-2166
    2.1  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Alton Lovejoy Elementary School
    1043 Tremont St
    Alton , IL , 62002
    (618)463-2057
    2.3  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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