Herscher High School

  • Herscher High School serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Herscher High School's student population of 570 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herscher High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herscher High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1780 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
94%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.120.67
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerscher CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Herscher Herscher Intermediate School Magnet School
    Grades: 2-4 | 417 students
    0.1 miles
    Po Box 504
    Herscher, IL 60941
    (815)426-2242
    0.1 2-4 417
  • Bonfield Bonfield Grade School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-1 | 250 students
    6.8 miles
    522 E Smith St
    Bonfield, IL 60913
    (815)933-6995
    6.8 PK-1 250
  • Kankakee Limestone Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 492 students
    8.4 miles
    963 N 5000w Rd
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815)933-2243
    8.4 5-8 492
  • Chebanse Chebanse Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-4 | 354 students
    10.3 miles
    Po Box 8
    Chebanse, IL 60922
    (815)697-2642
    10.3 K-4 354
  • Clifton Central High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
    11.4 miles
    1134 E 3100 North Rd
    Clifton, IL 60927
    (815)694-2321
    11.4 9-12 334

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