Galena High School

  • Galena High School serves 243 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Galena High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Galena High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Galena High School's student population of 243 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena High School is 0.31, 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)#990 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
82%
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.68
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Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena USD 120 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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