Charleston High School

1615 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Charleston High School serves 803 students in grades 9-12.
Charleston High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Charleston High School's student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Charleston 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 Charleston 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
#1346 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
87%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charleston High School is Lerna Bridges (8.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Charleston Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 405 students
    0.2 miles
    920 Smith Dr
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-6000
    0.2 7-8 405
  • Charleston Mark Twain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 199 students
    0.3 miles
    1021 13th St
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-8000
    0.3 PK-K 199
  • Charleston Jefferson Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 673 students
    1.0 miles
    801 Jefferson Ave
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-7000
    1 4-6 673
  • Charleston Carl Sandburg Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 516 students
    1.5 miles
    1924 Reynolds Dr
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-4000
    1.5 1-3 516
  • Ashmore Ashmore Elementary School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 113 students
    8.4 miles
    Po Box 219
    Ashmore, IL 61912
    (217) 349-3000
    8.4 K-4 113

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