Cairo Jr/sr High School

4201 Sycamore St
Cairo, IL 62914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cairo Jr/sr High School serves 170 students in grades 6-12.
Cairo Jr/sr 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Cairo Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Cairo Jr/sr High School's student population of 170 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Cairo Jr/sr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cairo Jr/sr High School is 0.24, 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 Testing Rank
#3583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
87%
17%
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White
5%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.68
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCairo USD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cairo Jr/sr High School is Meridian High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Meridian Elementary School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cairo Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cairo Cairo Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
    0.5 miles
    3101 Elm St
    Cairo, IL 62914
    (618) 734-1027
    0.5 PK-5 213
  • Murphysboro Five County Regional Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    1.2 miles
    1001 Walnut Street
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-7290
    1.2 Inquire with school n/a
  • Mounds Meridian High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
    7.6 miles
    1401 Mounds Rd
    Mounds, IL 62964
    (618) 342-6778
    7.6 9-12 125
  • Mounds Meridian Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 329 students
    7.9 miles
    1401 Mounds Rd
    Mounds, IL 62964
    (618) 342-6778
    7.9 PK-8 329
  • Charleston Charleston Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 231 students
    8.0 miles
    S Main St
    Charleston, MO 63834
    (573) 683-3346
    8 6-8 231

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