4200 Humbert Rd
Alton, IL 62002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Alton High School serves 2,007 students in grades 9-12.
Alton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Alton High School's student population of 2,007 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,007 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
122 teachers
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School Rankings

Alton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alton High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1993 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
63%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
81%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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