1615 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
803 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Charleston High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1501 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 803 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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