Joliet Central High School

Joliet Central High School serves 2,981 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Joliet Central High School operates within the Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District.

Overview

The student population of 2981 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 214 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,981 students
Joliet Central High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 214 teachers
Joliet Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Joliet Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 14:1 13:1
Joliet Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
54%
24%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
23%
19%
Joliet Central High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
21%
50%
Joliet Central High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Joliet Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Joliet Central 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.
0.62 0.30
Joliet Central 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.
65%
45%
Joliet Central 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.
10%
6%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,978 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,809 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,678 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 60% over four years.
School District Name Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 5,978 932
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $10 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM $10 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,809 $10,546
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,678 $10,416
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 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 Joliet Township High School - Alternate (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Junior High & Academy Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edna Keith Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JolietJoliet Township High School - Alternate
    Alternative School
    110 Collins St
    JolietIL 60432
    (815)727-6810
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 60 students                      
  • JolietWashington Junior High & Academy Program
    Magnet School
    402 Richards St
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)727-5271
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 730 students                      
  • JolietEdna Keith Elementary School
    400 4th Ave
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)723-3409
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 407 students                      
  • JolietParks Cultural Studies Academy
    500 Parks Ave
    JolietIL 60432
    (815)723-1911
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | n/a students                      
  • JolietWoodland Elementary School
    701 3rd Ave
    JolietIL 60433
    (815)723-2808
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 506 students                      

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