Bloom High School

  • Bloom High School serves 1,654 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Bloom High School's student population of 1,654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bloom High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bloom High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3515 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
48%
26%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
4%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bloom High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.67
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Graduation Rate
78%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bloom High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloom Twp HSD 206 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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