Eisenhower High School

1200 S 16th St
Decatur, IL 62521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Eisenhower High School serves 1,046 students in grades 9-12.
Eisenhower High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,046 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Eisenhower High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Eisenhower High School's student population of 1,046 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,046 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Eisenhower High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Eisenhower High School is 0.63, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3321 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
48%
17%
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White
36%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eisenhower High School's ranking?
Eisenhower High School is ranked #3321 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Eisenhower High School often compared to?
Eisenhower High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Macarthur High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Eisenhower High School?
The graduation rate of Eisenhower High School is 79%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Eisenhower High School?
1,046 students attend Eisenhower High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Eisenhower High School students are Black, 36% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Eisenhower High School?
Eisenhower High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Eisenhower High School offer ?
Eisenhower High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Eisenhower High School part of?
Eisenhower High School is part of Decatur SD 61 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,046 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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