Bloomington High School

Bloomington High School serves 1,415 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Bloomington High School operates within the Bloomington 87 School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1415 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,415 students
Bloomington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Bloomington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bloomington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 15:1 15:1
Bloomington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Bloomington High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Bloomington High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
22%
19%
Bloomington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
50%
Bloomington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bloomington High School Sch Ethnicity Bloomington 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.
0.60 0.95
Bloomington 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.
21%
23%
Bloomington 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.
26%
26%
Bloomington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,484 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Bloomington 87 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,484 949
Bloomington   87 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 88%
Bloomington   87 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $10 MM
District Spending $65 MM $10 MM
Bloomington   87 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,253 $10,546
Bloomington   87 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,456 $10,416
Bloomington   87 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 Bloomington Area Career Center (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bloomington Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bloomington Bloomington Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    1202 East Locust
    Bloomington , IL , 61702
    (309)829-8671
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Bloomington Bloomington Junior High School
    901 Colton Ave
    Bloomington , IL , 61701
    (309)827-0086
    0.3  mi  |  1139  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bloomington Washington Elementary School
    1201 East Washington St
    Bloomington , IL , 61701
    (309)829-7034
    0.4  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bloomington Oakland Elementary School
    1605 East Oakland Ave
    Bloomington , IL , 61701
    (309)662-4302
    0.8  mi  |  496  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bloomington Bent Elementary School
    904 North Roosevelt Ave
    Bloomington , IL , 61701
    (309)828-4315
    1.2  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Bloomington, 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 0.19, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Bloomington is Valley View Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.