Carbondale Community High School

  • Carbondale Community High School serves 1,030 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Carbondale Community High School operates within the Carbondale Chsd 165 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1030 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,030 students
Carbondale Community High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Carbondale Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Carbondale Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCarbondale Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Carbondale Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
5%
5%
Carbondale Community High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Carbondale Community High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
29%
17%
Carbondale Community High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
56%
49%
Carbondale Community High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Carbondale Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCarbondale Community High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.600.67
Carbondale 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.
48%
52%
Carbondale Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
5%
2%
Carbondale Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Carbondale Chsd 165 School District's student population of 1,030 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,070 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameCarbondale Chsd 165 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed1,030753
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue$17 MM$11 MM
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$16 MM$11 MM
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,070$11,118
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,509$11,218
Carbondale Chsd 165 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  12/7/2015
Large amount of fighting + a week bullying policy, mainly among black students. I moved out of the district due to said issues solely.
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