Joliet Central High School

Joliet Central High School serves 2,877 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
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 2877 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 168 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,877 students
Joliet Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 168 teachers
Joliet Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Joliet Central High School 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 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Joliet Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Joliet Central High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
52%
23%
Joliet Central High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
22%
19%
Joliet Central High School Black (1988-2012)
White
21%
50%
Joliet Central High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Joliet Central High School Sch Ethnicity Joliet Central 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.
0.64 0.95
Joliet Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
26%
23%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
50%
26%
Joliet Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,792 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 5,792 949
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM $10 MM
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,809 $10,546
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,678 $10,416
Joliet Twp Hsd 204 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Joliet, 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 0.68, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Joliet is Union Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.