Jacksonville High School

1211 North Diamond St

Jacksonville, IL 62650-1223

Tel: (217)243-4384
Grades: 9-12

999 students

Jacksonville High School serves 999 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
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 999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 999 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Students by Grade Jacksonville High School Students 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 15:1
Hispanic
2%
23%
Black
6%
19%
White
86%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Jacksonville High School Sch Ethnicity Jacksonville 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.
0.26 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.
19%
23%
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.
23%
26%
Jacksonville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Jacksonville 117 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 3,719 949
Jacksonville   117 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
Jacksonville   117 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Jacksonville   117 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Jacksonville   117 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,771 $10,546
Jacksonville   117 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,499 $10,416
Jacksonville   117 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 The Lafayette Academy (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JacksonvilleLincoln Elementary School
    320 West Independence Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)245-8720
    0.6 mi | 212 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • JacksonvilleWalnut Court Early Years Program Elementary School
    110 Walnut Ct
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-2876
    0.7 mi | 178 students | Gr. PK                      
  • JacksonvilleThe Lafayette Academy
    Alternative School
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 50 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JacksonvilleArc
    Alternative School
    747 West Lafayette Ave
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-7759
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 26 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • JacksonvilleClay Court Elementary School
    310 North Clay Ct
    JacksonvilleIL 62650
    (217)243-7402
    0.8 mi | 5 students | Gr. PK                      

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Did You Know?
Jacksonville, 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 0.25, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Jacksonville is San Jose Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.