Alton High School

  • Alton High School serves 2,020 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Alton High School operates within the Alton Cusd 11 School District.
  • Alton Cusd 11 School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2020 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,020 students
Alton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Alton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
Alton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeAlton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Alton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Alton High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Alton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
26%
17%
Alton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
65%
49%
Alton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Alton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Alton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAlton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.510.67
Alton High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
54%
52%
Alton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
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.
1%
2%
Alton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alton Cusd 11 School District's student population of 6,577 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,883 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,333 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District NameAlton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed6,577753
Alton Cusd 11 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate77%88%
Alton Cusd 11 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$79 MM$12 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$82 MM$11 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$11,883$16,005
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$12,333$14,988
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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