Watseka Community High School

Watseka Community High School serves 378 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Watseka Community High School operates within the Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District.
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 378 students
Watseka Community High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Watseka Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Watseka Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Watseka Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 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 17:1 18:1
Watseka Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Watseka Community High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Watseka Community High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
17%
Watseka Community High School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
89%
50%
Watseka Community High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Watseka Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.21 0.66
Watseka Community High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
43%
47%
Watseka Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
12%
3%
Watseka Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District's student population of 1,165 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,379 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,165 849
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 88%
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM n/a
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $12 MM n/a
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,379 n/a
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,911 n/a
Iroquois County Cusd 9 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bryce Ash Grove Ed Center (9.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenn Raymond Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wanda Kendall Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WatsekaWanda Kendall Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 152 students
    0.2 miles
    535 East Porter Ave
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-4581
    0.22-3152
  • WatsekaGlenn Raymond Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 247 students
    0.3 miles
    101 West Mulberry St
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-2115
    0.36-8247
  • WatsekaNettie Davis Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 175 students
    0.7 miles
    495 North 4th St
    WatsekaIL 60970
    (815)432-2112
    0.7KG-1175
  • WoodlandWoodland Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 173 students
    3.7 miles
    200 Half St
    WoodlandIL 60974
    (815)473-4241
    3.74-5173
  • Crescent CityCrescent City Grade School
    Grades: KG-8 | 86 students
    6.6 miles
    600 South St
    Crescent CityIL 60928
    (815)683-2141
    6.6KG-886

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