East Leyden High School

  • East Leyden High School serves 1,781 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • East Leyden High School's student population of 1,781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,781 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of East Leyden High School
Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of East Leyden High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • East Leyden High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Leyden High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2409 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Leyden High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
53%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
41%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Leyden High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.550.32
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Leyden High School 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Leyden High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeyden CHSD 212 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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