Kewanee High School

1211 East 3rd St,

Kewanee, IL, 61443-2431

Tel: (309)853-3328
Grades: 9-12

522 students

Kewanee High School serves 522 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Kewanee High School operates within the Kewanee Cusd 229 School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 522 students
Kewanee High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Kewanee High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kewanee High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 18:1 15:1
Kewanee High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
15%
23%
Kewanee High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
19%
Kewanee High School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
50%
Kewanee High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kewanee High School Sch Ethnicity Kewanee 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.
0.43 0.95
Kewanee 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.
22%
23%
Kewanee 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.
38%
26%
Kewanee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,932 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kewanee Cusd 229 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 1,932 949
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 88%
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $10 MM
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,947 $10,546
Kewanee Cusd 229 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,345 $10,416
Kewanee Cusd 229 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 Iyc Kewanee High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Central Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belle Alexander Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kewanee Belle Alexander Elementary School
    1401 Lake St
    Kewanee , IL , 61443
    (309)852-2449
    0.3  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Kewanee Central Elementary School
    215 East Central Blvd
    Kewanee , IL , 61443
    (309)853-4290
    0.7  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Kewanee Central Junior High School
    215 East Central Blvd
    Kewanee , IL , 61443
    (309)853-4290
    0.7  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Kewanee Lyle School
    920 North Burr St
    Kewanee , IL , 61443
    (309)853-2741
    0.9  mi  |  122  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Kewanee Iyc Kewanee High School
    Alternative School
    2021 Kentville Rd
    Kewanee , IL , 61443
    (309)852-4601
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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