Rockford East High School

Rockford East High School serves 1,721 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% 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 1721 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,721 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Asian
9%
4%
Hispanic
24%
24%
Black
22%
19%
White
41%
50%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.72 0.30
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.
70%
45%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,446 students has grown by 6% 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
52
3
Number of Students Managed 30,446 932
Graduation Rate 55% 88%
District Total Revenue $360 MM $10 MM
District Spending $316 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,640 $10,546
District Spending / Student $11,105 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Fairview Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RockfordFairview Center
    512 Fairview Ave
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-4230
    0.5 mi | 794 students | Gr. PK                      
  • RockfordJohn Nelson Elementary School
    623 15th St
    RockfordIL 61104
    (815)229-2190
    0.8 mi | 514 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RockfordRolling Green Elementary School
    3615 West Gate Parkway
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-2881
    0.9 mi | 690 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RockfordWhitehead Elementary School
    2325 Ohio Parkway
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)229-2840
    1.1 mi | 342 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RockfordAbraham Lincoln Middle School
    1500 Charles St
    RockfordIL 61104
    (815)229-2400
    1.2 mi | 741 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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