Dixon High School

  • Dixon High School serves 806 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Dixon High School operates within the Dixon Usd 170 School District.
  • Dixon Usd 170 School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 806 students
Dixon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dixon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Dixon High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Dixon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Dixon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Dixon High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Dixon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
3%
17%
Dixon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
81%
49%
Dixon High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dixon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Dixon High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dixon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.33 0.31
Dixon 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.
39%
52%
Dixon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
3%
2%
Dixon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dixon Usd 170 School District's student population of 2,726 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,014 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,827 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Dixon Usd 170 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,726 753
Dixon Usd 170 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 88%
Dixon Usd 170 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $12 MM
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $11 MM
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,014 $16,005
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,827 $14,988
Dixon Usd 170 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • DixonWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 491 students
    0.7 miles
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    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7727
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    Grades: 2-3 | 448 students
    0.9 miles
    800 4th Ave
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7724
    0.92-3448
  • DixonReagan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 575 students
    1.1 miles
    620 Division St
    DixonIL 61021
    (815)284-7725
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