Rockford East High School

Rockford East High School serves 1,494 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Rockford East High School operates within the Rockford 205 School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1494 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,494 students
Rockford East High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Rockford East High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rockford East High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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
Rockford East High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Rockford East High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
23%
Rockford East High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
22%
19%
Rockford East High School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
50%
Rockford East High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rockford East High School Sch Ethnicity Rockford East 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.
0.69 0.95
Rockford East 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.
28%
23%
Rockford East 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.
43%
26%
Rockford East High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,019 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 90% over five years.
School District Name Rockford 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
3
Number of Students Managed 30,019 775
Rockford   205 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 55% 88%
Rockford   205 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $360 MM n/a
Rockford   205 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $316 MM n/a
Rockford   205 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,640 $0
Rockford   205 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,105 $0
Rockford   205 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 Learning Center (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Abraham Lincoln Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Nelson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockford Fairview Center
    512 Fairview Ave
    Rockford , IL , 61108
    (815)229-4230
    0.5  mi  |  757  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Rockford John Nelson Elementary School
    623 15th St
    Rockford , IL , 61104
    (815)229-2190
    0.8  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rockford Rolling Green Elementary School
    3615 West Gate Parkway
    Rockford , IL , 61108
    (815)229-2881
    0.9  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rockford Whitehead Elementary School
    2325 Ohio Parkway
    Rockford , IL , 61108
    (815)229-2840
    1.1  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rockford Abraham Lincoln Middle School
    1500 Charles St
    Rockford , IL , 61104
    (815)229-2400
    1.2  mi  |  711  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Rockford, 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 0.53, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Rockford is Kishwaukee Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.