Galesburg High School

  • Galesburg High School serves 1,271 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Galesburg 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Galesburg High School's student population of 1,271 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galesburg High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galesburg High School is 0.53, 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)#2430 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
66%
48%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.530.68
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalesburg CUSD 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Galesburg Gale School
    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
    0.3 miles
    1131 W Dayton St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2011
    0.3 K-5 304
  • Galesburg Churchill Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 485 students
    0.6 miles
    905 Maple Ave
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2002
    0.6 6-8 485
  • Galesburg Steele School
    Grades: K-5 | 341 students
    1.1 miles
    1480 W Main St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2016
    1.1 K-5 341
  • Galesburg Silas Willard Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    1.3 miles
    460 Fifer St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2015
    1.3 K-5 469
  • Galesburg Raes East Alternative Ed Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 4 students
    1.6 miles
    325 E Main St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)345-0101
    1.6 12 4

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