Central School Program

  • Central School Program serves 87 students in grades 10-12.
  • 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Central School Program's student population of 87 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students87 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central School Program
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central School Program's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central School Program is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Central School Program and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central School Program and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central School Program and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
22%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central School Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central School Program and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central School Program and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central School Program.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.680.67
This chart display the diversity score of Central School Program and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central School Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSD U-46 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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