Galena High School

Tel: (815)402-2717
  • Galena High School serves 228 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Galena High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Galena High School operates within the Galena Usd 120 School District.
  • Galena Usd 120 School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Illinois state average of 85%.

Top Placements (Illinois)

Galena High School is Listed among the top public schools in Illinois for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Galena High School's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students228 students
Galena High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Galena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Galena High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeGalena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Galena High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Galena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
Galena High School Asian Students (1994-2006)
Hispanic
11%
26%
Galena High School Black Students (1995-2016)
Black
3%
17%
Galena High School Black Students (2012-2016)
White
86%
49%
Galena High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Galena High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsGalena High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.31
Galena High School Diversity Score (2001-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
Galena High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
Galena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Galena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Galena High School is Galena Usd 120 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Galena Usd 120 School District's student population of 837 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,458 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,718 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameGalena Usd 120 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed837803
    Galena Usd 120 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    36%
    District Graduation Rate≥90%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$11 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,458$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,718$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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