Dixon High School

Dixon High School serves 799 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Dixon High School operates within the Dixon Usd 170 School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 799 students has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 799 students
Dixon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Dixon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dixon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.30 is equal to the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 13:1
Dixon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
Asian
1%
4%
Dixon High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
24%
Dixon High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
3%
19%
Dixon High School Black (1988-2013)
White
83%
50%
Dixon High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Dixon High School Sch Ethnicity Dixon 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.
0.30 0.30
Dixon High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
32%
45%
Dixon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Dixon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,741 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Dixon Usd 170 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,741 759
Dixon Usd 170 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Dixon Usd 170 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $30 MM n/a
District Spending $29 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,437 $0
Dixon Usd 170 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,186 $0
Dixon Usd 170 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nachusa Campus Rssp (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DixonWashington Elementary School
    703 East Morgan St
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7727
    0.7 mi | 438 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • DixonJefferson Elementary School
    800 4th Ave
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7724
    0.7 mi | 374 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • DixonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lincoln Elementary School
    501 South Lincoln Ave
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7726
    0.9 mi | 409 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • DixonReagan Middle School
    620 Division St
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7725
    1.1 mi | 699 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NachusaNachusa Campus Rssp
    Alternative School
    1261 Rte 38
    NachusaIL 61057
    (815)284-7796
    Alternative School

    5.1 mi | 1 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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