Watseka Community High School

Watseka Community High School serves 388 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 388 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than 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 17:1 13:1
Hispanic
6%
24%
Black
1%
19%
White
90%
50%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.19 0.30
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.
34%
45%
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.
14%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,146 students has decreased by 8% 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 1,146 932
Graduation Rate 96% 88%
District Total Revenue $13 MM $10 MM
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,974 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,077 $10,416
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 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
  • WatsekaWanda Kendall Elementary School
    535 East Porter Ave
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-4581
    0.2 mi | 163 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • WatsekaGlenn Raymond Middle School
    101 West Mulberry St
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-2115
    0.3 mi | 275 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WatsekaIroquois Area Rds High School
    Vocational School
    1001 East Grant St
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-5471
    Vocational School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WatsekaNettie Davis Elementary School
    495 North 4th St
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-2112
    0.7 mi | 159 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • WoodlandWoodland Elementary School
    200 Half St
    WoodlandIL 60974
    (815)473-4241
    3.7 mi | 161 students | Gr. 4-5                      

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