Carbondale Community High School

1301 E Walnut St
Carbondale, IL 62901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
2.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
Carbondale Community High School serves 990 students in grades 9-12.
Carbondale Community High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher 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 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Carbondale Community High School's student population of 990 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Carbondale Community High School is ranked within the top 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 Carbondale Community High School is 0.63, 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
#1162 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
53%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Graduation Rate
89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarbondale CHSD 165 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carbondale Community High School is Carterville High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carbondale Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carbondale Carbondale Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
    0.6 miles
    1150 E Grand Ave
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 457-2174
    0.6 6-8 427
  • Carbondale Lewis School Math: 15% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 303 students
    0.8 miles
    801 S Lewis Ln
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 457-5393
    0.8 4-5 303
  • Carbondale Thomas Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 328 students
    1.3 miles
    1025 N Wall St
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 457-6226
    1.3 2-3 328
  • Carbondale Parrish Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 462 students
    3.4 miles
    121 N Parrish Ln
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 457-5781
    3.4 PK-1 462
  • Carbondale Giant City Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
    3.7 miles
    1062 Boskydell Rd
    Carbondale, IL 62902
    (618) 457-5391
    3.7 PK-8 211

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
CCHS is a wonderful and diverse learning environment. Administration is effective and transparent with students, staff, and parents. Counselors and teachers have been amazing! Going above and beyond to ensure the students understand and succeed. Students are provided with a strong college and career readiness and are getting the opportunities they need to succeed. CCHS has a welcoming feeling from the time you walk through the doors until you leave, you are greeted with smiles and hello's. A school where students have a voice.
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1  
This school building is decent, but the teachers there don't take the time to sit down with the students that need the help and they just let them fail and the government is like Why did these students fail? Well, this is the reason.
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2  
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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