Jacksonville High School

1211 North Diamond St

Jacksonville, IL 62650-1223

Grades: 9-12

915 students

Jacksonville High School serves 915 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Jacksonville High School operates within the Jacksonville 117 School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 915 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 915 students
Jacksonville High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Jacksonville High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jacksonville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 13:1 13:1
Jacksonville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
6%
19%
Jacksonville High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
86%
50%
Jacksonville High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Jacksonville High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Jacksonville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.30
Jacksonville 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.
43%
45%
Jacksonville 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.
n/a
6%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,934 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,771 is less than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,499 is less than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Jacksonville 117 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 3,934 932
Jacksonville   117 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
Jacksonville   117 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Jacksonville   117 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Jacksonville   117 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,771 $10,546
Jacksonville   117 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,499 $10,416
Jacksonville   117 School District 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 Arc (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arc (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JacksonvilleLincoln Elementary School
    320 West Independence Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 243 students                      
  • JacksonvilleWalnut Court Early Years Program Elementary School
    110 Walnut Ct
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-2876
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK | 167 students                      
  • JacksonvilleArc
    Alternative School
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-7759
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 27 students                      
  • JacksonvilleThe Lafayette Academy
    Alternative School
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 62 students                      
  • JacksonvilleClay Court Elementary School
    310 North Clay Ct
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-7402
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK | 15 students                      

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