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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 214 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,981 students
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 214 teachers
Students 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
Hispanic
54%
24%
Black
23%
19%
White
21%
50%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.62 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.
65%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,978 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 5,978 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $89 MM $10 MM
District Spending $117 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,809 $10,546
District Spending / Student $20,678 $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 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 Students Grades
  • JolietJoliet Township High School - Alternate
    Alternative School
    110 Collins St
    JolietIL 60432
    (815)727-6810
    Alternative School

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

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

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