Edwards County High School

  • Edwards County High School serves 289 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Edwards County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Edwards County High School's student population of 289 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edwards County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edwards County High School is 0.08, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2101 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edwards County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.080.68
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edwards County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdwards County CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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