1301 W Grove Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Effingham High School serves 816 students in grades 9-12.
Effingham 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.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 816 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Effingham High School's student population of 816 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
816 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Effingham 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 Effingham High School is 0.21, 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 2020-2021 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
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
89%
47%
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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
0.21
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Effingham High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
27%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Effingham High School?

The graduation rate of Effingham High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.

How many students attend Effingham High School?

816 students attend Effingham High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

89% of Effingham High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What grades does Effingham High School offer ?

Effingham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 816 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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