Glenwood High School

1501 E Plummer Blvd
Chatham, IL 62629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Glenwood High School serves 1,403 students in grades 9-12.
Glenwood 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Glenwood High School's student population of 1,403 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Glenwood High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Glenwood High School is 0.37, 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 Testing Rank
#1000 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBall Chatham CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Glenwood High School is Sangamon Safe School Program (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glenwood Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glenwood Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham Glenwood Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 701 students
    0.3 miles
    1401 E Plummer Blvd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-6704
    0.3 K-4 701
  • Chatham Chatham Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 581 students
    1.6 miles
    525 S College St
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2411
    1.6 K-4 581
  • Chatham Glenwood Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 743 students
    2.0 miles
    595 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2481
    2 7-8 743
  • Chatham Ball Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 653 students
    2.2 miles
    1015 New City Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-2414
    2.2 PK-4 653
  • Chatham Glenwood Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 725 students
    2.2 miles
    465 Chatham Rd
    Chatham, IL 62629
    (217) 483-1183
    2.2 5-6 725

School Reviews

5  
Glenwood Highschool is one of the best schools in illinois. It has everything you could want. Excellent learning, exploritive club, State chamionsips and people fit in so easily with the people. everyone is nice and encouraging teachers and i recommened going to Chatham district schools to anyone interested.
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