Bluffs High School

  • Bluffs High School serves 64 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bluffs High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Bluffs High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Bluffs High School's student population of 64 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students64 students
This chart display total students of Bluffs High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Bluffs High School
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bluffs High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Bluffs High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bluffs High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluffs High School is 0.00, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#676 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Bluffs High School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bluffs High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bluffs High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bluffs High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bluffs High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
100%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bluffs High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bluffs High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluffs High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.000.68
This chart display the diversity score of Bluffs High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Bluffs High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bluffs High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluffs High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScott-Morgan CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Bluffs High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We report on new legislation in Mississippi that allows students to pray publicly in their schools across the state. Now, schools must develop policies to allow for prayer – but the new law is loaded with controversy.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.