Futures Unlimited

  • Futures Unlimited serves 99 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Futures Unlimited's student population of 99 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students99 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
52%
17%
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White
46%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMacon/Piatt ROE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.1 miles
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    (217)424-3062
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  • Decatur Mary W French Academy Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 310 students
    0.5 miles
    520 W Wood St
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217)362-3381
    0.5 K-6 310
  • Decatur Johns Hill Magnet School Magnet School
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    0.7 miles
    1025 E Johns Ave
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217)362-3351
    0.7 K-8 495
  • Decatur Hope Academy Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 525 students
    0.8 miles
    955 N Illinois St
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217)362-3281
    0.8 K-8 525
  • Decatur Durfee Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 389 students
    1.2 miles
    1077 W Grand Ave
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217)362-3500
    1.2 K-6 389

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