Granite City High School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 (2 reviews)
Granite City High School serves 1,806 students in grades 9-12.
Granite City 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Granite City High School's student population of 1,806 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,806 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Granite City High School
Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Rankings

Granite City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Granite City High School is 0.47, 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
#2905 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
71%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
73%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranite City CUSD 9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Granite City High School is Madison Student Support Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coolidge Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frohardt Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Granite City Coolidge Junior High School Math: 8% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 932 students
    0.3 miles
    3231 Nameoki Rd
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 451-5826
    0.3 7-8 932
  • Granite City Frohardt Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 487 students
    0.7 miles
    2040 Johnson Rd
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 451-5821
    0.7 3-4 487
  • Granite City Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 453 students
    1.0 miles
    2400 Wilson Ave
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 451-5817
    1 1-2 453
  • Granite City Prather Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 677 students
    1.7 miles
    3200 Maryville Rd
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 931-5700
    1.7 PK-K 677
  • Granite City Maryville Elementary School
    Grades: 1-2 | 402 students
    1.9 miles
    4651 Maryville Rd
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 931-2044
    1.9 1-2 402

School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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The teachers and staff were more there for a paycheck then the kids when I went there. It was by far the worst school I have ever been to.
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Unless you want to go to a school that takes away your individuality, doesn't care about your opinions, and does anything just to make money i would come here.
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