Ottawa Township High School

Ottawa Township High School serves 1,405 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Ottawa Township High School operates within the Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1405 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,405 students
Ottawa Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Ottawa Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ottawa Township High School 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 0.27 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 14:1 15:1
Ottawa Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Ottawa Township High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Ottawa Township High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Ottawa Township High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
50%
Ottawa Township High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ottawa Township High School Sch Ethnicity Ottawa Township 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.
0.27 0.95
Ottawa Township 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.
13% 23%
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.
13% 26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,405 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,405 949
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $10 MM
District Spending $22 MM $10 MM
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,867 $10,546
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,915 $10,416
Ottawa Twp Hsd 140 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 Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Regional Safe School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Peru Regional Safe School
    Alternative School
    2233 6th St
    Peru , IL , 61354
    (815)220-3560
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Ottawa Central Intermediate School
    2901 Columbus St
    Ottawa , IL , 61350
    (815)433-3761
    0.3  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Ottawa Jefferson Elementary School
    1709 Columbus St
    Ottawa , IL , 61350
    (815)434-0726
    0.8  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ottawa Lincoln Elementary School
    1110 West Main St
    Ottawa , IL , 61350
    (815)434-1250
    0.8  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ottawa Mckinley Elementary School
    1320 State St
    Ottawa , IL , 61350
    (815)433-1907
    1.4  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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Ottawa, 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 0.32, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Ottawa is Lasalle County Detention Home. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.