Argo Community High School

  • Argo Community High School serves 1,761 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Argo Community High School operates within the Argo Chsd 217 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1761 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,761 students
Argo Community High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Argo Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Argo Community High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Argo Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Argo Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Argo Community High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
45%
25%
Argo Community High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
17%
Argo Community High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
38%
49%
Argo Community High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Argo Community High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Argo Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Argo Community High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.64 0.31
Argo Community 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.
64%
52%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Argo Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Argo Chsd 217 School District's student population of 1,761 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,736 is higher than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,918 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Argo Chsd 217 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,761 753
Argo Chsd 217 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Argo Chsd 217 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $12 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $11 MM
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,736 $16,005
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,918 $14,988
Argo Chsd 217 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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