Watseka Community High School

Watseka Community High School serves 374 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Watseka Community High School operates within the Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 374 students
Watseka Community High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Watseka Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Watseka Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 19:1 15:1
Watseka Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Watseka Community High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
Watseka Community High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Watseka Community High School Black (1997-2012)
White
88%
50%
Watseka Community High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Watseka Community High School Sch Ethnicity Watseka Community 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.
0.22 0.95
Watseka Community 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.
20%
23%
Watseka Community 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.
33%
26%
Watseka Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,160 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,160 949
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 88%
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $10 MM
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,974 $10,546
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,077 $10,416
Iroquois County Cusd 9 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 Iroquois Area Rds High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glenn Raymond Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wanda Kendall Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Watseka Wanda Kendall Elementary School
    535 East Porter Ave
    Watseka , IL , 60970
    (815)432-4581
    0.2  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Watseka Glenn Raymond Middle School
    101 West Mulberry St
    Watseka , IL , 60970
    (815)432-2115
    0.3  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Watseka Iroquois Area Rds High School
    Vocational School
    1001 East Grant St
    Watseka , IL , 60970
    (815)432-5471
    Vocational School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Watseka Nettie Davis Elementary School
    495 North 4th St
    Watseka , IL , 60970
    (815)432-2112
    0.7  mi  |  156  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Woodland Woodland Elementary School
    200 Half St
    Woodland , IL , 60974
    (815)473-4241
    3.7  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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Iroquois County, 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 0.26, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.95. The most diverse school district in Iroquois County is Central Cusd 4 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.