Galena High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Galena High School places among the top 20% of 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
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
86%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Galena High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galena High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.250.31
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Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galena High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalena Usd 120 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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