Bloomington High School

  • Bloomington High School serves 1,341 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bloomington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Bloomington High School operates within the Bloomington 87 School District.
  • Bloomington 87 School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the Illinois state average of 85%.

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School Overview

  • Bloomington High School's student population of 1341 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,341 students
Bloomington High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Bloomington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
Bloomington High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBloomington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bloomington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bloomington High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Bloomington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
2%
5%
Bloomington High School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
13%
26%
Bloomington High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
23%
17%
Bloomington High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
55%
49%
Bloomington High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Bloomington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBloomington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.31
Bloomington High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
82%
85%
Bloomington High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
Bloomington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Bloomington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bloomington High School is Bloomington 87 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bloomington 87 School District's student population of 5,358 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,024 in this district is less than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,625 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBloomington 87 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    3
    Number of Students Managed5,358803
    Bloomington 87 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    36%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$63 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$72 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,024$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,625$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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