Reed-custer High School

Reed-custer High School serves 535 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Reed-custer High School operates within the Reed Custer Cusd 255u School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 535 students
Reed-custer High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Reed-custer High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Reed-custer High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Reed-custer High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Reed-custer High School Asian (1988-1994)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Reed-custer High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Reed-custer High School Black (1991-2012)
White
93%
50%
Reed-custer High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Reed-custer High School Sch Ethnicity Reed-custer 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.
0.13 0.66
Reed-custer 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.
9%
23%
Reed-custer 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.
24%
26%
Reed-custer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,749 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Reed Custer Cusd 255u School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,749 797
Graduation Rate 98% 88%
Reed Custer Cusd 255u School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $10 MM
District Spending $24 MM $10 MM
Reed Custer Cusd 255u School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,418 $10,546
Reed Custer Cusd 255u School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,832 $10,416
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 Sowic Education Center (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Reed-custer Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reed-custer Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Braidwood Reed-custer Middle School
    407 Comet Dr
    Braidwood , IL , 60408
    (815)458-2868
    0.1  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Braidwood Reed-custer Intermediate School
    162 South School St
    Braidwood , IL , 60408
    (815)458-2145
    0.8  mi  |  512  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Braceville Braceville Elementary School
    209 North Mitchell St
    Braceville , IL , 60407
    (815)237-8040
    3.8  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Wilmington Bruning Elementary School
    1910 Bruning Dr
    Wilmington , IL , 60481
    (815)926-1683
    3.8  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Coal City Coal City Intermediate School
    305 East Division St
    Coal City , IL , 60416
    (815)634-2182
    4.3  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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